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Leg Curl, Standing

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required:Backpack or Weight Cuffs
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (7)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution - 1nd Step

General And Specifics

  • train the hamstrings and the knee muscles with this exercise

Starting Position

  • fix weight cuffs at your ankles or wrap the straps of a filled backpack (or a regular bag) around one ankle
  • for more stability, you can support yourself at the wall or a back of a chair
  • the posture is upright

Correct Execution

  • bend the knee you want to train to 45 degrees and bring it towards the butt
  • the knees stay close to each other
  • lower the shank slowly again, so that the contraction stays on the thigh
  • do several reps
  • afterwards, train the other leg

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