Leg curls are knee rehabilitation exercises to improve hamstring strength.

hamstrings curl with swiss ball
hamstrings curl with Swiss ball

 

Leg curls with ankle weights

The exercise can also be done lying on the tummy with ankle weights, slowly bending the knees and bringing the heel towards the buttock, and then slowly bringing the leg down again. Leg curls improve hamstrings strength.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Hamstring curls vs leg extension.

Hamstring Curls - How much should I lift?


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Functional and Neuromuscular Changes in the Hamstrings After Drop Jumps and Leg Curls. Sarabon N, Panjan A, Rosker J and Fonda B. J Sports Sci Med. 2013 Sep; 12(3): 431–438.


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