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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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Resistance Band Tricep Pushdown

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Triceps Equipment: Cable or Resistance Band Level: Beginner What is the Resistance band Tricep Pushdown? You might have noticed that “Triceps Pushdowns” – a common cable exercise for the arms – can be done in a variety of ways.  Aside from the fact that there are lots of […]

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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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Lat Pulldown

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Lats Equipment: Cable Level: Beginner What are Lat Pulldowns? The lat pulldown is a similar movement to the pull-up, which is one of the best exercises of all time and challenges your mid- and upper-back muscles, arms and grip, except you have more control over how much you […]

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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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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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Leg Press

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps Equipment: Machine Level: Beginner What is the Leg Press? Although they aren’t comprised of “show muscles” such as your biceps and chest, working your legs is important if you play sports or simply want a balanced overall physique. A widely available piece of exercise equipment for […]

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Tricep Pushdown

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Triceps Equipment: Cable or Resistance Band Level: Beginner What are Tricep Pushdowns? You might have noticed that “Triceps Pushdowns” – a common cable exercise for the arms – can be done in a variety of ways.  Aside from the fact that there are lots of possible handles […]

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