Standing Leg / Hamstring Curls
- Begin with a light weight and stand facing the machine. Position one leg for the lift by hooking it under the weight pad.
- Make sure the pads are in a comfortable position around your ankle in order to involve the heel in the movement. Don’t position the pads too high on the calf.
- Grab hold of the support handles.
- Flex your knee and lift the pad upwards as far as you can towards your buttocks as you exhale.
- Lower the leg to the starting position.
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Standing leg / hamstring curls is a gym work out exercise that targets hamstrings and also involves glutes & hip flexors. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Cardio - walking, samson stretch / lunge stretch and seal jacks are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as standing leg / hamstring curls. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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