Lever Seated Leg Curl

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Lever Seated Leg Curl

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on apparatus with back against padded back support. Place back of lower leg on top of padded lever. Secure lap pad against thigh just above knees. Grasp handles on lap support.

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. Also see Lever Seated Leg Curl machine with pad below knee.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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