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Sliding Leg Curl

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Human
muscles:HamstringsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
synergists:Lower BackMuscle, AdductorsMuscle, AbductorsMuscle, CalvesMuscle
required:Towel
fitness level:Hard
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (7)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • this fitness exercise works the best on a smooth floor
  • it also works a bit less on the floor with paper plates below the feet

Starting Position

  • put two folded towels or washclothes on the smooth ground
  • lay your back on the ground and place the heels on the towels, the legs are bent
  • rest the arms next to your body

Correct Execution

  • lift the hip as in the Glute Bridge and slide forwards with both feet or just one foot
  • shoulders and head remain on the ground
  • upper body and thighs always build a line as possible
  • keep the body tension and pull the heels(s) back to your bottom again
  • repeat this several times