Main muscles involved:
- Seated on the slide, legs extended.
- Perform unilateral knee flexions alternating left and right leg.
Main quality worked:
The slide area is a great tool for friction training. In this case we are facilitating the hamstrings work for beginners in a comfortable and stable position with no risk at all, providing a good hamstring work.
This is a good exercise to work the hamstrings strength with beginners. To adapt or create variations you can use the range of motion… start with a small ROM and as they feel comfortable and increase it to full knee flexion. You can also perform the exercise bilaterally.