Lying Leg Curl How To

Why do it?

Lying Leg Curl works the hamstrings in more isolation than Seated Leg Curl as you are unable to move your body forward to help with the movement because you are lying face first on the machine.

Form Check

Stay on pad Lower slowly Reach vertical


  1. Set up the seat, footrest and weight
  2. Lie face-first on the leg curl machine
  3. Ready your feet behind the footrest
Lying Leg Curl
  1. Pull equally with both legs until your legs are at least 90 degrees
Lying Leg Curl
  1. Return the legs to the start, stopping before the weight stack hits the bottom
Lying Leg Curl

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