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How to use a Standing Hamstring Curl Machine

Muscle Groups: Legs

The standing hamstring curl machine works the legs, specifically the calf muscles and the hamstrings with some work on your glutes.

First of all, adjust the bottom pad so that your heels sit comfortably against/infront of the pad, and adjust the weight accordingly to you.

To start grab the two bars with your hands to maintain balance. Keeping your hips forward. Then lift back and upwards in a slow and continious motion squeezing at the top.

Seen in this demo is Daniel, a member of the Ascendancy and personal trainer.

Why use this machine?

A standing hamstring curl machine is machine that helps you to strengthen and build your hamstrings. Hamstrings are the muscles in the back of your thighs that allow you to bend your knees and extend your hips. It's a low impact excercise and a great way to improve flexability and can help to prevent hamstring injuries. We have more than 12 pieces of equipment that target your leg muscles. View more equipment and filter by legs here.

Other machines targeting legs

Leg Press
Hack Squat
Pendulum Squat
Leg Extension
Lying Leg Curl/Hamstring
Seated Leg Curl
Standing Leg/Hamstring Curl (this machine)
Glute Hipthrust Machine
Abductor Machine
Adductor Machine
Standing Calf Raise
Seated Calf Raise

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