Reverse Nordic Curls

This is an instructional video to correctly demonstrate Reverse Nordic Curls. If you are looking for an advanced Quadriceps bodyweight exercise then this is a great exercise that trains your Quads into a lengthened position. It is definitely an advanced home-based exercise and is great for strength or muscle building or hypertrophy of the Quads.

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Step by Step

  1. This is a good advanced exercise for the Quadriceps
  2. Like any exercise you should only do the exercise if it is pain free during, after and the next day.
  3. In kneeling with your body vertical, basically lower your body backwards from the knee only.
  4. Your knee should be bending but your back and hips should stay straight throughout the entire exercise.
  5. Go as far as you can come back up from.
  6. Once you can do full range then you can hold a weight against your chest
  7. For strengthening you should perform 6-10 reps to fatigue
  8. You should perform 3-5 sets with 3 minutes rests
  9. This session can be done 2-3 times per week
  10. For endurance you should perform 15-25 reps to fatigue
  11. You should perform 3-5 sets with no more than 30 second rests
  12. This session can be done 2-3 times per week

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