Standing Curls

The standing hamstring curl is a simple exercise, and favorite amongst aerobic instructors, and also a great way to warm-up the muscles.

The standing hamstring curl is a simple exercise, and favorite amongst aerobic instructors, and also a great way to warm-up the muscles.
 
hamstring curlsStand with your feet double shoulder width apart, and bring one heel upwards towards your opposite buttock.

Transfer your body weight on to the foot that is flat on the floor, leaning slightly to the side, to aid your balance.

Repeat with the other leg in a continuous flowing motion.

To make the exercise harder, you can bring in the arms doing a number of exercises such as pec deck, shoulder press, bench press or crossed arms.

Stretch and Warm Up before you commence any exercise and aim to finish with some good stretching to let your body and mind recover.

Look in the Home Workout area for a great sample workout, if any of these exercises are too hard, then adjust them to your own needs.

Remember to record how many repetitions and sets you can perform, so that you will so how your getting fitter and stronger in all areas. Download your free PDF Record Sheet

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