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Leg Extension With Band

How to Do It

Loop the band around your right ankle, threading one handle through the other and pulling it tight (be sure you're wearing socks!!).  Stand on the band with your left foot and hold on to a chair for stability.  Staring position is with right leg bent, knee at hip-level.  Keeping leg stable, slowly straighten knee, squeezing the front of the thigh.  Slowly lower back to starting position.  Repeat for 12-16 reps and switch legs for a total of 1-3 sets with each leg.     

This exercise works the quads and hip flexors.



 

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