Ball Hamstring Curl

Primary Muscle Group: Quadriceps femoris, Gluteus

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Buttock, Hamstrings

Preparation: Lie on your back, bend your knees and place both feet against the ball. Your arms should be resting at your sides with palms facing down. Lift your hips and low back off the floor. You will be balancing on your heels (on the ball) and your upper back.

Breathing: Inhale as you bend your knees in, exhale as you straighten your legs out again.

Execution: Now, bend your knees and pull the ball towards your hips. Don't forget to inhale! Extend your legs out again and exhale.

Comments: If you can feel your glutes and the backs of your thighs working, you're doing just great!

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