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Alternating Hamstring seated with Slide Area

Main muscles involved:

Hamstrings

Description:

  • Seated on the slide, legs extended.
  • Perform unilateral knee flexions alternating left and right leg.

Main quality worked:

Strength

Level:

Introduction

Comments:

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.

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