Lying Leg Curl

Exercise for hamstrings and calves

Lying Leg Curl Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Lie on your stomach on the "leg curl lying down" machine with the back of your ankles pressed against the footrest. Grasp the handles.


Leaning firmly on the bench, bend your legs as far as possible. Hold the load for a moment in the high position by contracting your ischial muscles, then slowly return to the low position.

Equipment required

Leg curl machine

Main muscles


Secondary muscles