Translation of hamstring in Spanish:

hamstring

ligamento de la corva, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈhamstrɪŋ//ˈhæmˌstrɪŋ/

noun

  • 1

    (of person) ligamento de la corva masculine
    (of horse) tendón del corvejón masculine
    (of horse) tendón del jarrete masculine
    • The lift is actually performed by the leg muscles (quadriceps, hamstrings, and gluteus maximus) on the way up.
    • Do not run down the rear of the leg when nearing the hock as it is easy to cut the hamstring and cause lameness.
    • Poor training routines can contribute to soft tissue injuries such as those to Achilles tendons, hamstrings and calf and adductor muscles.
    • This exercise strengthens the back extensors, gluteals, quadriceps, hamstrings and core abdominal muscles.
    • 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.
    • Your gluteus maximus and hamstrings are powerful hip extensors that are activated whenever you stand, sit or step up.
    • You must squat to build a symmetrical sexy lower body with a balance between the quadriceps and the hamstrings and gluteus maximus.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (render powerless)
    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
  • 2

    (horse) cortarle el tendón del corvejón a
    (horse) cortarle el tendón del jarrete a