Hamstring Curls

This exercise works the hamstring muscles and can be progressed to use weights depending on the state of the injury.

Aim:

  • To strengthen the hamstring muscles.

Technique:

  • Lying on their front with the foot pointing down over the edge of the couch, the athlete fully bends the knee.
  • Provided this is pain free, a resistance band or ankle weight can be used to increase difficulty.

Muscles worked: