This exercise is for the hamstring muscles.
Position: Lie face down with your legs extended. Action: Flex one leg against your partner's resistance until your heel is as close to your buttocks as possible. Next, resist your partner's efforts as he returns you to the starting position. Do 8 to 12 repetitions to muscle failure, Repeat this exercise with the other leg.
Position: Support the exerciser's leg as in the Leg Extension exercise.
Action: Resist the exerciser's movement with your hand(s) placed on his heel. Next, apply downward pressure to return the exerciser to the starting position.
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