We recommend the use of safety goggles when using resistance band.
To view video demonstrations of the below exercises please click knee flexion with resistance band exercises.
In sitting, attach resistance band to a secure anchor point and wrap around the ankle of the leg that is to be exercised (Figs A and B).
Slowly and with control bend the knee (Fig C).
You will feel the hamstrings at the back of the thigh working.
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