Strength

Cable Hamstring Curl

The Cable Hamstring Curl is a top workout for toning hamstrings and enhancing lower body strength. Feel each curl challenging your hamstrings as they pull the cable towards your body.
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Cable Hamstring Curl instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Attach a low cable handle to an ankle strap and affix it to your lower leg.
2
Stand facing the weight stack and lift your foot off the ground slightly.
3
Keeping your back straight, pull your leg up behind you, bending at the knee.
4
Make sure to keep your hips still during this movement, the only part of your body that should move is your leg.
5
Slowly lower your leg back down to the starting position in a controlled manner, and repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Attach a low cable handle to an ankle strap and affix it to your lower leg.
Stand facing the weight stack and lift your foot off the ground slightly.
Keeping your back straight, pull your leg up behind you, bending at the knee.
Make sure to keep your hips still during this movement, the only part of your body that should move is your leg.
Slowly lower your leg back down to the starting position in a controlled manner, and repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
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