Upper Legs Exercise Database -> Seated Leg Curl

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Seated Leg Curl

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Seated Leg Curl

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Upper Legs

Detailed Muscle Group : Quads

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Isolation

Equipment : Machine - Strength

Difficulty : Beginner

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Targeted Muscle Group

Upper Legs

How To Perform Exercise

The seated leg curl exercise is another option to the lying leg curls workout to help build the hamstrings.

Steps :

1.) Start off by adjusting the machine so that the footpad is above your heels, then sit upright with your abs tightly drawn in and your legs positioned in front of you.

2.) Slowly curl your legs back towards you, isolating your calf muscles and hold for a count.

3.) Return back to the starting position and repeat for as many reps and sets as desired.

Tips :

1.) Do not swing the weight or move too quickly though this exercise.