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Leg Curl With Dumbbell

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synergists:AbductorsMuscle, CalvesMuscle
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (7)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • clamp a dumbbell between your feet
  • lay down your chest on a fitness mat or the ground
  • the legs are close to each other and almost fully stretched out
  • the soles point up and carry the dumbbell by the upper weight plate
  • angle your arms, so that you can lay your hands below your head

Correct Execution

  • guide the dumbbell up slowly by bending your knees and try to reach your bottom
  • do not let the dumbbell slide away
  • only the lower legs move
  • your hips remain on the ground
  • move the weight without gaining momentum
  • then bring it back down again slowly
  • your legs are almost stretched out again
  • repeat the execution of the hamstring exercise several times

tip for the workout