Lever Kneeling Leg Curl (plate loaded)

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Lever Kneeling Leg Curl (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Mount machine by placing supporting knee on horizontal pad and other leg under roller pad with knee against vertical pad. Grip handles and place forearm on padded arm rest.

Execution

Raise ankle to back of thigh by flexing knee. Lower ankle until knee is straight. Repeat. Continue with opposite leg.

Comments

Dorsal flexion of ankle reduces active insufficiency of Gastrocnemius allowing it to assist in knee flexion.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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