Leg Curl

Seated Leg Curl


Beginning of Leg Curl
Beginning of Seated Leg Curl
  • Place ankles on resting pad of machine and lock down the thigh pad so your leg is snug
  • Contract abdominals, keeping them stable at all times
  • Hands should be grasping handles of machine for support

Upward and Downward Movements

Leg Curl Starting
Leg Curl Movement
  • Slowly bend the knees so the feet move down toward the buttocks
  • Do not let hips and back arch, bend during this movement
  • The movement should be smooth and controlled
  • After full curl is complete, slowly lower legs back to a straight positon

Targeted Muscles:  Hamstrings