Lever Seated Leg Curl (plate loaded)

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Lever Seated Leg Curl (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on apparatus with back against padded back support. Push hand lever to lower leg pads. Place legs in between pads. Release hand lever gradually. Grasp handles to sides with each hand.

Execution

Pull lever to back of thighs by flexing knees. Return lever until knees are straight. Repeat.

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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