|11-12-2012, 01:33 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2011
Hamstring training question?
How important is it to perform a knee flexion exercise for the hamstrings?
Can great hamstrings be built with only hip extension movements?
Thanks for any response
|11-12-2012, 01:48 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2011
It's not so important for growth because you can get great results from other lifts like pull-throughs, stiff-legged deadlifts, Glute-ham raise, etc.
The leg curls are more important for joint health and should probably see some attention for part of the training year. I believe every joint should be worked in both (or all) directions at some point. No real need to do them all the time though.
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