Seated Leg Curl: Muscles Worked & Technique

Seated Leg Curl exercise technique

Muscles Worked in Seated Leg Curls

Muscles worked by seated leg curl

Primary muscles worked:

How to Do Seated Leg Curls

  1. Adjust the machine so that you are correctly positioned. Your knees should be in line with the machines joint.
  2. Push the weight down by bending your knees as far as possible.
  3. Slowly let the weight back again.


Seated leg curls is an isolation exercise where it is easy to focus on the hamstrings.

Be careful when adjusting the machine, so that it suits your body. The most important aspect is to place the machines joint in line with your knees.

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