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Dumbbell Hamstring Curl

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings Equipment: Machine or dumbbell Level: Beginner What are Dumbbell Hamstring Curls? The dumbbell hamstring curl, or also known as lying hamstring curls is an isolation exercise that targets the hamstring muscles in a safe, effective way from a lying position. The exercise involves flexing the lower leg against resistance towards […]

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Dumbbell Calf Raise

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Calves Equipment: Machine, barbell or dumbbell Level: Beginner What are Dumbbell Calf Raises? The dumbbell calf raise or also know as the standing dumbbell calf raise are an excellent place to start doing legs. It’s an easy exercise you can do anywhere – you can knock out a set while […]

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Standing Leg Curls

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings Equipment: Machine Level: Beginner What are Standing Leg Curls The leg curl, also known as the hamstring curl, is an isolation exercise that targets the hamstring muscles in a safe, effective way from a sitting position. The exercise involves flexing the lower leg against resistance towards the buttocks. While key compound […]

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Barbell Calf Raise

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Calves Equipment: Machine, barbell or dumbbell Level: Beginner What are Barbell Calf Raises? The barbell calf raise or also know as standing barbell calf raises is an excellent place to start doing legs. It’s an easy exercise you can do anywhere – you can knock out a set while brushing […]

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Seated leg curl

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings Equipment: Machine Level: Beginner What are Seated Leg Curls? The leg curl, also known as the hamstring curl, is an isolation exercise that targets the hamstring muscles in a safe, effective way from a sitting position. The exercise involves flexing the lower leg against resistance towards the buttocks. While key compound […]

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Lying Leg Curls

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings Equipment: Machine or dumbbell Level: Beginner What are Lying Leg Curls? The lying leg curl, also known as the lying hamstring curl, is an isolation exercise that targets the hamstring muscles in a safe, effective way from a sitting position. The exercise involves flexing the lower leg against resistance […]

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Machine Standing Calf Raise

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Calves Equipment: Machine, barbell or dumbbell Level: Beginner What are Calf Raises? The calf raise or also know as standing calf raises is an excellent place to start doing legs. It’s an easy exercise you can do anywhere – you can knock out a set while brushing […]

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Barbell Squat

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps Equipment: Barbell or a resistance band Level: Beginner What is the Barbell Squat? Barbell squats take the main part in the training routines of pro bodybuilders, powerlifters, Olympic lifters, footballers and rugby players. There’s really no reason not to include it in your own routine – […]

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Squats

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps Equipment: Body only or a resistance band Level: Beginner What are Squats? Body weight squats are a full-body fitness exercise, the main emphasis of the exercise is on the hips, glutes, quads, hamstrings, and sneakily strengthen the core. Squats may help improve balance and coordination, as […]

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Leg Extensions

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps Equipment: Machine or a Resistance band Level: Beginner What are Leg Extensions? The leg extension is a reliable isolation exercise that puts all the focus on your quads and it acts as the perfect pairing to go with the leg curl, which isolates the hamstrings. Together the […]

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