Lever Lying Leg Curl (on reverse hyper-extension machine, plate loaded)

Lever Lying Leg Curl (on reverse hyper-extension machine, plate loaded)

Classification

Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull

Instructions

Preparation

Place lower legs between pads with feet on bar. Lay torso and waist on bench and grasp handles.

Execution

Raise lever back and up by flexing knees. Lower lever until knees are straight. Repeat.

Comments

Dorsal flexion of ankle reduces active insufficiency of Gastrocnemius, allowing it to assist in knee flexion. See Knee flexion abduction force vector diagram.


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