Lever Single Leg Seated Leg Curl (plate loaded)

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Lever Single Leg Seated Leg Curl (Hammer plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat with back against padded back support. Push hand lever to lower leg pads. Place one leg in between pads. Place other leg on top of upper most pad bar. Release hand lever gradually. Grasp handles to sides with each hand.

Execution

Pull padded lever to back of thighs as far as possible by flexing knee. Return padded lever until knee is straight. Change legs and repeat for opposite leg.

Comments

Allow resting leg on top to ride bar down and up throughout exercise. Dorsal flexion of ankle reduces active insufficiency of Gastrocnemius allowing it to assist in knee flexion.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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