Seated hamstring curl

Seated or supine hamstring curl exercise using a resistance band.

Aim:

To strengthen the hamstrings.

Technique:

  • The athlete sits with a resistance band around the ankle with both legs straight.
  • A partner holds the band in both hands until it is taut. The partner must not move the band from the starting position.
  • The athlete draws the ankle in towards the buttocks increasing the resistance of the band, then returns to the starting position.

Muscles Worked: