The leg curl is an isolation exercise that targets the hamstring muscles. The exercise involves flexing the lower leg against resistance towards the buttocks.
Other exercises that can be used to strengthen the hamstrings are the Glute-Ham Raise and the Deadlift.
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... The leg curl is performed while lying face down on a bench, by raising a weight with the feet towards the buttocks ... Equipment Dumbbell, cable machine or leg curl machine ... Major variants Seated (using a leg curl machine variant) standing (one leg at a time) ...
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