Seated Leg Curl How To

Why do it?

Leg Extension is the primary exercise for working the hamstrings in isolation. It is an excellent way to develop the size and strength of the hamstrings.

Form Check

No clanking 90+ degrees


  1. Sit on the leg curl machine and set up the seat and footrest
  2. Select your weight
  3. Ready your feet in front of the footrest
Seated Leg Curl
  1. Pull equally with both legs until your legs are at least 90 degrees
Seated Leg Curl
  1. Return the legs to the start, stopping before the weight stack hits the bottom
Seated Leg Curl

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