Hamstring tendons act like a strong cable working our legs. Hamstrings are hit hard when performing deadlifts, especially stiff legged or straight legged deadlifts.
LOCATION OF THE HAMSTRINGS
Hamstrings are 4 muscle parts that are at the back of the thigh.
FUNCTION OF THE HAMSTRINGS
Whenever you are using you legs your hamstrings are being used, even when standing. Strengthening the hamstrings will help to prevent injuries.