Translation of hamstring in Spanish:

hamstring

Pronunciation: /ˈhæmstrɪŋ/

noun/nombre

  • (of person) ligamento (masculine) de la corva; (of horse) tendón (masculine) del corvejón or jarrete
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    • The lift is actually performed by the leg muscles (quadriceps, hamstrings, and gluteus maximus) on the way up.
    • You must squat to build a symmetrical sexy lower body with a balance between the quadriceps and the hamstrings and gluteus maximus.
    • Your gluteus maximus and hamstrings are powerful hip extensors that are activated whenever you stand, sit or step up.
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    • Do not run down the rear of the leg when nearing the hock as it is easy to cut the hamstring and cause lameness.
    • They can go to the neck and slice the jugular vein and carotid artery; they can cut the hamstring above the hock; they can cut the band on top of the neck.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado -strung /ˈhæmstrʌŋ/)

  • 1.1 (render powerless) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) I was hamstrung: I couldn't help them estaba atado de pies y manos: no podía ayudarlos the project was hamstrung by lack of funds el proyecto se vio frustrado por falta de fondos 1.2 [horse] cortarle el tendón del corvejón or jarrete a

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