Learn To Love The Nordic Hamstring Curl

Learn To Love The Nordic Hamstring Curl
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Hamstring strains can be frustrating for the athlete because they can take a long time to heal, and even after healing they have a tendency to happen over and over
From a preventive standpoint, the Nordic hamstring curl has been proven to reduce the number of hamstring strains in soccer players
I would recommend the Nordic hamstring curl for all athletes, in all movement based sports
Be sure to use correct form, and start off with a small number of repetitions and work up
The Nordic hamstring curl is part of the FIFA 11+ training program for soccer, as well as a standard component of hamstring strengthening in training programs in many other sports

A hamstring injury can take down athletes at any level of competition…

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