Knee Extension with Band
Knee extension exercise (or leg extension) using a resistance band to strengthen the thigh muscles.
To strengthen the quadriceps.
- The athlete sits on the edge of the table (or on a chair) with the knees over the edge.
- The resistance band is placed around the ankle and anchored under the furthest table/chair leg on the side of the leg being worked on.
- The athlete lifts the foot upwards to straighten the knee, then returns to the starting position.
- If pain is felt do not continue with this exercise.