Lying Leg Curl: Hips Flexed vs Extended

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Should you try to have your hips more extended in a lying leg curl to train the hamstrings in their fully shortened position? Coach Kassem compares this variation to a position with more hip extension and what you should consider for your hamstring training.


0:35 -We have to look at the comparison of what is going on at the hip and the knee

0:58 – Split screen comparison

1:47 – When in hip extension, we see these things occur

3:18 – When it is appropriate to use hip extension in lying leg curl

3:30 – When you are trying to get tension or output in this exercise you would want to do hip flexion

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