How To Do Lying Leg Curls???

Want to know how to do Lying Leg Curls? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.


Wish to learn how to do Lying Leg Curls? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.

 

WHAT IS LYING LEG CURLS?

This exercise is performed to work your Glutes & Hamstrings.

 

WHAT MUSCLES DOES LYING LEG CURLS WORK?

Primary muscle: You workout your Glutes & Hamstrings the most by performing this exercise.
Secondary muscle: Middle & Lower Back / Lats are secondarily worked out by this exercise.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES LYING LEG CURLS REQUIRE?

You need lying leg curl machine to perform this exercise.

 

HOW TO DO LYING LEG CURLS?

Performing the 8 steps below, you will be able to do this exercise properly:

  1. Lie down the lying leg curl machine with your face towards the machine.
  2. Fix your feet under the foot pad resting the pad over your ankles.
  3. If there are handles to the machine, you may hold them with your hands. Else, gripping the front of the machine bench you are lying on, solves the same purpose.
  4. Stay there calm while lying on the bench. Do not arch your spine.
  5. Now curl your legs upwards by bending your knees such that your hamstrings are fully contracted.
  6. Hold there in this position for a count of one.
  7. Steadily get back to the starting or initial position.
  8. Repeat the above steps to get your reps completed.

 

HOW DIFFICULT IS IT TO DO LYING LEG CURLS EXERCISE?

This exercise is Moderate to Hard.

 

WHO CAN PERFORM LYING LEG CURLS EXERCISE?

Anyone can perform this exercise.

 

ARE THERE ANY OTHER EXERCISES THAT WORKOUT THE SAME PRIMARY MUSCLES AS LYING LEG CURLS EXERCISE DOES?

The 5 exercises that follow, benefit the same primary muscles the most:

  1. Rope jumping
  2. Swiss Ball Leg Curl / Hip Raise
  3. Flutter Kicks
  4. Hip Raise / Butt Lift / Bridge
  5. Stiff Legged Barbell Deadlift

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