There are many different ways to perform hamstring curls, but weighted hamstring curls are simple and effective. In order to perform a weighted hamstring curl, you need access to a safe area to lie down and a dumbbell with a weight you are comfortable with.Continue Reading
Place your dumbbell on the ground in a location where you are able to fit it between your feet. Lie down on your stomach,and fold your arms in front of your face with your legs open. Close your legs so that your feet hold the dumbbell in place. Make sure you have a good hold on the dumbbell so it does not drop on you during the exercise.
Lift the dumbbell by bending your knees and pulling your feet upward. Stop when your calves are at about a 90 degree angle from the ground.
Bring the dumbbell back down to the ground by extending your knees back slowly. Make sure you do not slam the weight into the ground. Repeat the entire exercise for as many repetitions as your particular program calls for.
Sports Injury Clinic explains that exercises for a broken arm include isometric triceps and biceps contractions, partner-resisted triceps and biceps exercises, biceps curls and triceps kickbacks with bands, and assisted biceps and triceps stretches. The specific choice of exercises depends on the stage of rehabilitation.Full Answer >
According to WebMD, a ball or sock squeeze, wrist deviation and wrist curls are exercises that help with tennis elbow. In a ball or sock squeeze, a person squeezes a fist around a rolled-up sock or tennis ball for about six seconds. He then relaxes for about 10 seconds before repeating the exercise eight to 12 times. The exercise should be done with the other hand as well.Full Answer >
Some exercises for people with foot drop syndrome include stretching exercises, leg flexes, toe curls and exercises to strengthen the lower legs such as wall stretches, shin lifter and seated calf raise, according to AmeriCare Physical Therapy and Runner's World. In some cases, patients will also benefit from gait training, which is a type of exercise that involves correcting the way that a person walks.Full Answer >
Examples of forearm exercises include barbell wrist curls, reverse barbell wrist curls and dumbbell and reverse dumbbell wrist curls. Another good forearm exercise is reverse barbell curls.Full Answer >