The Physio Ball Leg Curl is being used to develop the musculature of the lower body (legs). Regular and proper execution of the exercise will enhance the player’s athletic capabilities and aid in injury prevention. Therefore, having strong lower body musculature is desirable. The video and detailed exercise description below will inform you on how to perform this tennis conditioning exercise safely with good form. 

 Video

Description

Exercise requires a physio ball!

  1. Lay down on the floor, chest up
  2. Position physio ball in front of legs and elevate legs on top of physio ball
  3. Maintain shoulders on the ground and back straight while extending & flexing the knee as far as possible
Targeted Musculature
  • Hamstring (lower)
Common Errors
  • Minimal extension/flexion of knee
  • The back remains convexly curved – no straight line
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