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Leg Curl

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Leg Curl


Primary Muscles:

Glutes (buttock),

 

SecondaryMuscles:
Hamstrings Abdominals, 

Level of Difficulty: (4/10) 

Scale 4

Repetitions:
10-15 Reps - General toning
                                                                                                              

Instructions

  • Begin in a kneeling position with your toes on the floor, your heels pointed toward the ceiling and your arms under your shoulders for support

  • Place a dumbbell in the hinge of your left knee, and raise your left leg toward the ceiling as far as you can

  • Lower your leg back down to the starting position, keeping the dumbbell in place and repeat

Teaching Point

  • Keep the upper body still throughout the movement
  • Breath out as you move the leg back and breath in as you draw the knee under the chest

Adaptations

  • Decrease the range of movement
  • Do not use a weight

Progressions

Increase the weight