Archive for Hamstring injury

Preventing Hamstring Injury

Posted in Injuries, StrengthCoach.com Updates, Training, Training Females with tags , on May 7, 2012 by mboyle1959

I threw together this video to show a simple progression for slideboard leg curls. I love this exercise for hamstring injury prevention

We had a great thread on StrengthCoach.com about single leg stability ball leg curls. I prefer the slideboard versions and put this progression together. The key to any “functional” leg curl is that the glutes work isometrically to maintain hip extension while the hamstrings work concentrically  to flex the knee and eccentrically to control leg extension.

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Dealing With Hamstring Injury

Posted in Injuries, StrengthCoach.com Updates, Training, Uncategorized with tags , on October 19, 2011 by mboyle1959

I’ve been trying to post some articles that I’ve written for StrengthCoach.com that may be of interest to readers outside the site. One of my readers in Ireland asked about dealing with hamstring injuries so I decided to post this from our Free Articles section

to read more about hamstring rehab, click here