These exercise variations typically involve kneeling on a pad and lowering under control while the ankles are held in place by a partner, a lat pulldown apparatus, a sit-up apparatus, a loaded barbell, a poor man’s glute-ham apparatus, or any other immovable object you can think of using. Take a look HERE at former NFL athlete Adam Archuleta – skip to the 2 minute and 32 second mark and watch Adam bust out NHCs with ease. Here are some hamstring exercises that require little to no equipment so your hamstrings don’t get left out of your home workout routine. Develops the hamstrings with a knee flexion movement, which helps stabilize the joint and prevent injuries to the ACL and other ligaments Towel Leg Curl Lay with back on … Are we plantarflexed? And I definitely agree that the NHC can be a bit of a nightmare to set up if you’re pressed for time. Furthermore, the NHC works primarily on knee flexion. Perfect for those who need a leg curl alternative and don’t want to feel crowded with all the guys in the free-weight section. Here are some hamstring exercises that require little to no equipment so your hamstrings don’t get left out of your home workout routine. If you have limited equipment or even if you want to change up your hamstring exercises, the Nordic ham curl is a viable option. Effects of a low volume injury prevention program on the hamstring torque angle relationship. How often do you recommend for an adult. This is a particularly effective move that was developed specifically to target the hamstring muscles and is known to contribute to great speed and control over the hips and knees. Do 3-4 sets of 18-20 reps (25 reps for exercises with no resistance). Thanks for providing such great content! RDLs, GHRs, and NHCs are well-suited for producing high levels of tension and damage, whereas lying leg curls are well-suited for producing high levels of metabolic stress. The problem though, is that since most people tend to be quad-dominant (that is, the muscles at the front of their thighs take over on leg day), the hammies often don't get much of a look-in. Love the way you demystify with science. I’m excited to experiment with band assistance! Great article. Great article! For the starting position, get in kneeling position with the tops of your feet touching the ground. Hamstring Strain Prevention in Elite Soccer Players. 2. Thus there is a factor of neuromuscular “timing” between muscle groups during high speed movement. I agree that most people, especially gen pop clients, are nowhere near strong enough to perform the Nordic curl right off the bat, and I’ve found most will simply cramp up within the first couple of inches of motion. The vast majority of lifters and athletes are not strong enough to adequately control the lowering portion of the exercise throughout the entire range of motion (ROM). Often times much “tempo” type exercise performance is prescribed, which is appropriate, but not enough sprinting volume is programmed. I am talking purely about direct transfere to speed, not adding hamstring mass nor injury prevention ! This rapid descent is accompanied by a sharp decline in muscle activity. Bret what do you recommend for foot position when doing the NHC with someone holding our feet? explain how hamstring strains are predicted by the interrelated nature between flexibility, strength, fatigue, core stability, architecture, and previous injury.” If you’re using a hamstring curl machine in a gym, choose a weight that you can comfortably lift and use the same process. Remember to squeeze at the point of contraction…And to buy a wheelchair for after the workout! But before I delve further, I want to be very clear about something. I hope that you give this variation a try, I think you will find it to be more effective than the traditional version, at least until you build up enough strength to sufficiently control your bodyweight during the eccentric phase without the use of bands. 'If you are doing these on a wooden floor put some fluffy socks on or a towel under your feet and slide away. Bridge your hips up, and hold that position through the entire exercise. Hi Sean, Ido makes that look way easier than it is haha. Prior research with leg curls showed that the hammies are weaker in plantarflexion, but EMG activity is similar since the hammies will be working as hard as they can when plantarflexed (with lighter loads) or dorsiflexed (with heavier loads). For more information along these lines, please read: Can eccentric training help prevent hamstring strains? The fixed back rest of the Hip Thruster could be modified to accommodate a foot restraint to do Nordic Ham exercises. Core stability training for injury prevention. Always appreciate your input my friend. I don’t know how in the heck you could possibly lower your torso under control with only one hamstring group! Prevention of injuries among male soccer players: a prospective, randomized intervention study targeting players with previous injuries or reduced function. So if we think of the RDL exercise performance, this exercise is performed (a) in the standing position (the posture that we assume for both running and athletic performance) allowing for greater muscle length under tension, (b) the exercise is performed with a slight knee flexion angle that replicates the knee flexion angle at the time of foot contact as well as the knee flexion angle that occurs during mid-stance, (c) produces greater muscle length under tension when compared to the NHC or similar exercises as during NHC exercise performance the knees are initially flexed to 90 degrees and rarely is the athlete able to assume an extended knee position that replicates the knee angle described above, and (d) if performed properly, the RDL enhances hamstring/hip extensor and low back strength. Like most folks, I have decent control over the eccentric phase of the NHC, but I struggle to get back up without a strong push from my arms. How To Do: A Dumbbell Lunge With Bicep Curl. Eccentric Muscle Actions and How the Strength and Conditioning Specialist Might Use Them for a Variety of Purposes. Even when performing an explosive push-up out of the bottom, it’s still hard for many people to pull themselves up with their hammies (but they’re still contracting them concentrically). What do you think of using a super band around ankle and immovable object so when foot is lifted off the ground the band pulls lower leg out? Lying Hamstring Curl Benefits 1. If you only do hamstring curls when you’re at the gym, you are asking for a hamstring strain or worse. Women's Health participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. Understanding The Benefits and Uses of This Multi-Functional Exercise. When i herniated my L5-S1 disc (badly) 6 months ago i was forced to remove all exercises that caused an anterior pelvic tilt (all kinds of deadlifts), so for my hams this has been my main exercise for the last 6 months and i LOVE it! Influence of Hip-Flexion Angle on Hamstrings Isokinetic Activity in Sprinters. If you’re doing hamstring curls at home, you can strap ankle weights to your calves for a heavier workout. Ben Bruno is a freak! Hamstring Curl Exercises At Home - 13 of the BEST at home hamstring exercises you can do! Performance Enhancement Effects of Fe´de´ration Internationale de Football Association’s “The 11+” Injury Prevention Training Program in Youth Futsal Players. The effects of resistance training prioritization in NCAA Division I Football summer training. 3. I learned a while back that hamstrings usually lack in … Yes, they’re almost duplicates. Indeed, no left knee, so no muscles crossing it either. The effect of combined resisted agility and repeated sprint training vs. strength training on female elite soccer players. I agree with all of them. The Validity of the Nordic Hamstring Lower as a Field-Based Assessment of Eccentric Hamstring Strength. Great points Rob! I went back and looked at the pictures from your guest blog (http://bretcontreras.com/glute-bridge-best-amputee-case-study/). Nordic Ham Curl How To Do The Nordic Curl. A pilot randomised controlled trial of eccentric exercise to prevent hamstring injuries in community-level Australian Football. In my experience many athletes don’t sprint enough. Kinematic and electromyographic analysis of the Nordic Hamstring Exercise. The role and implementation of eccentric training in athletic rehabilitation: tendinopathy, hamstring strains, and ACL reconstruction. As you can see, the NHC is no joke. Very interesting article you have here. But guys like Adam are the exception, not the norm. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Yep, they’re used in many ACL injury prevention programs. The leverage produced by the activity could lift a small car and I’m only 170 lbs. First, you’ll need a slide for your feet, but you can use nearly anything, like a paper plate, flip flops, or a Tupperware lid. ', If you've never focused on training your hamstrings before, you'll notice a difference in hamstring strength within a few weeks of training, if you perform this move 2-3 times per week, West adds. So I built a wooden apparatus based on a design I saw on youtube. While it may be a great exercise, for me it puts way too much pressure on my patellae. With the one leg, I’m usually decent for the first half of the eccentric ROM, but I definitely lose control at the end. Comprehensive warm-up programme to prevent injuries in young female footballers: cluster randomised controlled trial. ‘Nordic’ hamstrings exercise – engagement characteristics and training responses. I also love the Australian accent, but now I’m just going overboard haha. Now, there are several articles in the literature investigating hamstring EMG activity, and they show conflicting results, probably because hamstring activation is highly influenced by the precise placement of the electrodes along the length of the muscles. He doesn’t even mention Diet (stiffness/compliance related). When it comes to the prevention of hamstring injuries the Nordic Hamstring Curls has been documented to reduce hamstring injuries, however additional considerations may include: 1. Moreover, knee flexion torque is highly correlated with sprint speed, and the hamstrings contract to both extend the hips and flex the knees during sprint running (and this is vital during the window immediately before, during, and immediately after the foot strikes the ground). Your hamstrings, the muscles at the back of your thighs, are the star of the show here. Examination and treatment of hamstring related injuries. and a very tricky back. I hope to get a chance to play with the band assistance later today. The way I learned was to do these in full hip extension. These kettlebells are great for performing the Russian style exercise. The good news is there are actually several leg curl exercise alternatives we can do right in the comfort of our own home. Below is a list of over 100 linked journal articles that investigate, program, discuss, or recommend the Nordic Ham Curl exercise. You would have to add some kind of firm padding to the underside of the back rest to reduce the distance between the back of the leg/ankle and the ground but it would probably add next to no weight to the apparatus and would not increase the space requirement by even a millimetre. Sort of like doing squats and front squats in the same session. Then all the user would need is a good cushion for the knees and the Hip Thruster could double as a Nordic Ham bench. Strength deficits identified with concentric action of the hip extensors and eccentric action of the hamstrings predispose to hamstring injury in elite sprinters. This is an excellent exercise. Bret great variation. The most injured hamstring muscle is the biceps femoris (BF) due to its greater peak muscle length under tension, as well as the “neuromuscular timing” mechanism mentioned previously, when compared to the other hamstring muscles. There is a neuromuscular component to hamstring injuries as well. Interventions for preventing hamstring injuries. A great exercise for powerful hamstrings. The use of MRI to evaluate posterior thigh muscle activity and damage during nordic hamstring exercise. The effectiveness of different exercises protocols to prevent the incidence of hamstring injury in athletes, The Effects of Comprehensive Warm-Up Programs on Proprioception, Static and Dynamic Balance on Male Soccer Players, How and When to Use an Injury Prevention Intervention in Soccer, The effectiveness of neuromuscular warm-up strategies, that require no additional equipment, for preventing lower limb injuries during sports participation: a systematic review. Neuromuscular training improves performance and lower-extremity biomechanics in female athletes. Increased hamstring strength is, of course, the obvious benefit here – and highly desirable if you run or play sport. Evidence based prevention of hamstring injuries in sport. Effect of hip flexion angle on hamstring optimum length after a single set of concentric contractions. But even a wooden foot restraint, with hammer and nails won’t hold for long. Benefits of Leg Curl/Hamstring Exercise. So I just pick one of them. Good question Steven. Kind regards, BC. Altering the length-tension relationship with eccentric exercise : implications for performance and injury. 'They're useful but they’re definitely not essential,' West says. Hamstring curls could be the key to stronger runs, more powerful deadlifts or just a bit more muscle tone in your thighs. The exercise has many names, including the Russian leg curl, Russian lean, Russian ham curl, kneeling Russian hamstring curl, Nordic ham curl, Nordic hamstrings, Nordic hamstrings lower, Nordic leg curl, Nordic reverse curl, glute-ham curl, bodyweight leg curl, natural hamstring curl, and bodyweight hamstring curl. The reason why it is so popular is due to the prevalence of hamstring strain injuries in sports and the belief that the NHC can help prevent them. Exercises to prevent lower limb injuries in youth sports: cluster randomised controlled trial. Kettlebell swing targets semitendinosus and supine leg curl targets biceps femoris: an EMG study with rehabilitation implications. Your brother has excellent taste. Hamstrings are made up of three different muscles that perform similar functions. Next, simply exhale and roll the ball back out. For me, SHELCS serve as the PREgression to NHC’s. Such a strategy may be able to increase the working range of the muscle in relation to its length-tension curve, and prevent fibers from reaching a length where they are susceptible to tearing. Ah, hamstrings: the middle-child of muscles. Differences in activation patterns of knee flexor muscles during concentric and eccentric exercises. I wonder why he calls it the Harop curl, probably named after some guy he studied after. But I know there are guys who can do this – I think my friend Ben Bruno can do 1-leg GHRs So yeah, I think you’ll like the band assisted version much better. It’s an underrated hamstring and lower posterior chain movement. I think I'll do a better post about home hamstring training in the future. Try the below hamstring exercises at home or even at the gym if you want to have a more stable injury free lower body. Quick question. This is similar to the glenohumermal/scapulothoracic neuromuscular positioning and timing that occurs at the glenohumeral joint during pitching. The band-assisted option is a great one that’ll I’ll be sure to play around with. Keeping your core engaged, slide your heels towards your bum, lifting your hips. Hi Bret, http://willlevy.com/the-shelc-and-the-nordic-hamstring-curl/. “The eccentric nature of the NHC is believed to increase hamstrings length and shift the maximum strength of the muscle toward longer muscle lengths, which is believed to be important in sports.” Clinical and morphological changes following 2 rehabilitation programs for acute hamstring strain injuries: a randomized clinical trial. Effect of timing of eccentric hamstring strengthening exercises during soccer training: implications for muscle fatigability. I find both exercises to be extremely helpful in keeping me relatively injury-free. The effects of plyometric vs. dynamic stabilization and balance training on power, balance, and landing force in female athletes. Hamstring strain injuries: are we heading in the right direction? I forgot that you didn’t have many femur muscles. Love the content, and have heavily looked at this exercise, especially for the training of martial art athletes (specifically MMA, and Jiu-Jitsu) I really wanted to leave a comment, because in your recent podcast about Mark Rippetoe, you talked about people that commented, I just want to know, you have some smarter than average commenters on here (including me)! One of the best at-home exercises is just as good at the gym. At Home Nordic Hamstring Curl 🦵-Whoever said you NEED weights to train intensely hasn’t tried nordics before!-The best setup we have found for doing these at home is to use your car as the anchor for your heels and some padding under the knees. Good question Trav. Effectiveness of a neuromuscular and proprioceptive training program in preventing anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes: 2-year follow-up. I’ve been doing nordic hamstring curls and band hip thrusts for almost a year now to help deal with some self-diagnosed high hamstring tendinopathy (sp?) Which is where focused hamstring exercises – like hamstring curls – come in. As you descend further into the bottom position of this movement, the moment arm increases, thus requiring the hamstrings, glutes, and lower back to stay tight and prevent hip or lumbar flexion – unless you are actively performing it with flexed hips, in which case the spinal erectors are doing most of the work. -For beginners, you can also put padding beneath your hips/abs to descend onto at the bottom. Thanks Travis. The role of neuromuscular inhibition in hamstring strain injury recurrence. The move puts tremendous pressure on your hamstrings and glutes to stabilize your body as you bend forward at the knees, and that pressure only gets bigger when you forcefully contract your hamstrings to complete the rep. Inhale, and bend your knees so your heels are rolling the ball toward you. Thanks. This is importance since the torque angle curve of the NHC is sharp such that the most torque out of the knee flexors is required at the end of the movement when the muscle is lengthened (but it’s important to realize that in a NHC, the hamstrings don’t even reach resting length at their maximum stretch). In the video below, you can see that I’m able to control my body throughout the entire range of motion. The hamstring curl with a ball uses a stability ball to lift your hips and legs off the floor. It's about time your hammies got a bit of love. Never really knew why it’s always considered an eccentric exercise, but maybe it has to do with the fact that it was big in the rehab world, where eccentrics end up being so useful? This is "BW Russian Hamstring Curl" by Kevin Miller on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. An athlete could possess sound levels of hamstring strength to absorb eccentric stress, sound levels of hamstring flexibility to lengthen sufficiently during high load activity, and sound levels of core stability to prevent aberrant pelvic motion, but still wind up with a hamstring strain due to excessive fatigue, a prior injury, or simply a skeletal anatomy or muscle architecture that lends itself to large strains on the hamstrings. While popularly known as the Nordic Hamstring Curl, it also goes by many other names – such as the Russian ham curl, the bodyweight hamstring curl, and the kneeling Russian hamstring. Also for young females in the 12-14 age group; ok to start. Human hamstring muscles adapt to eccentric exercise by changing optimum length. Excessive fatigue of a muscle/muscle group will have a negative effect on both joint kinematics and force production during training setting the table for possible injury to occur. Even when I’m wearing my prosthesis, since I don’t have knee flexors on that side, I’m essentially doing them single leg. It’s a cross between a leg curl and a push-up. The effects of isometric and isotonic training on hamstring stiffness and anterior cruciate ligament loading mechanisms. Why hamstring eccentrics are hamstring essentials. The Nordic Ham Curl, also called the Leg Curl or Russian Ham Curl is a strength exercise that primarily works the hamstring muscles. A novel device using the Nordic hamstring exercise to assess eccentric knee flexor strength: a reliability and retrospective injury study. The preventive effect of the Nordic hamstring exercise on hamstring injuries in amateur soccer players: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Sign up to the WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWSLETTER, Oti Mabuse Reveals Her Exact Morning Routine, 24 Cardio Home Workouts to Get Sweaty at Home, 23 Home Gym Equipment Buys Still in Stock, We Need to Stop Linking Beauty With ‘Fair' Skin, How to Manage Stress Symptoms with 9 Simple Steps, This Quick Workout Tones Muscle in Under 30 Mins, So *This* is Why PTs Swear By Cossack Squats, Women's Health Cast Iron and Rubber Kettlebell - 8kg, This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. At any rate, the NHC undoubtedly leads to high levels of hamstring muscle activation and should be included in a comprehensive hamstring strengthening protocol, especially in conjunction with other exercises such as Romanian deadlifts (RDLs), glute ham raises (GHRs), and lying leg curls. Wow, really appreciate the kind words Bret! I would assume that you’d have a serious strength imbalance favoring the normal leg. If you have ever tried to do a nordic hamstring curl without a partner or the proper equipment, you may have noticed there is no such thing as an immovable object of furniture in your household. From top athletes to the general population, the nordic hamstring curl (sometimes referred to as the Russian hamstring curl) is forming part of training sessions. Definitely an underutilized exercise. Out of curiosity, are you able to do NHCs if someone holds onto your prosthetic leg? Methodological approaches and rationale for training to prevent anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes. Strength and Conditioning for Soccer Players. You’re a badass writer, speaker, and professional. Most hamstring (BF) injuries occur at the terminal swing phase (muscle length tension) at the time of initial ground contact during transition from swing to stance (neuromuscular timing between the long and short head of the BF). Hamstring injury rehabilitation and prevention of reinjury using lengthened state eccentric training: a new concept. Conceptual Framework for Strengthening Exercises to Prevent Hamstring Strains. or are we dorsiflexed with great toe extension? Also known as Russian curls, natural hamstring curls, harop curls or glute-ham raises. And this was my brother’s music playing haha, I didn’t know who it was. Every expert I can think of advised this. Very comprehensive. Which made me think there might be a simple add-on you could add to the design of your Hip Thruster bench. In sports, the knee joints do not move independently from the hip joints; they work in concert with one another. Kirsti is Women’s Health’s Junior Fitness Editor, a personal trainer and WH's resident tech junkie. Differences in the hip extension and knee flexion moment arms between the biarticular hamstrings may account for the intermuscle variations in these peak muscle lengths. Pair this with some rollouts or stir-the-pot’s and an unstable side plank variation, and you have a killer pre- or post-workout core training sequence. Sliding Leg Curl Leg Exercises. Which screening tools can predict injury to the lower extremities in team sports? Thanks for sharing, brotha man ; ). Holy Crap BatMan…I Mean ButtMan…That sure is alot of NH research! Slowly slide your feet back to the starting position. Yes, big compound lifts that work multiple joints and muscle groups at once (think squats or deadlifts) should be the bread and butter of any strength training programme. I would guess that the NHC is one of the top ten most studied and referenced exercises in the literature, probably behind squats, Olympic lifts, bench press, push ups, lunges, and deadlifts. Eccentric exercise: mechanisms and effects when used as training regime or training adjunct. The Russian leg curl, also known as the hamstring raise, is a great way to get ready for shorts weather. The key to a proper swiss ball hip raise and leg curl is to keep your back and hips straight through each repetition. I was wondering if you had any tips on getting rid of the scar tissue before I attempt the Nordic Hamstring Curls. Lie flat on your back with both heels on gliders and your arms by your sides. I would get 5 degrees into the movement and dive bomb. To prevent this occurrence, the lifter can simply use a band to provide assistance, which kicks in more and more as the lifter descends into the latter portion of the movement. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io, The Hundred: This Pilates Core Move Delivers, This Move Targets Not 1 But 3 Abdominal Muscles, Master Renegade Rows for a Seriously Strong Core, This Kettlebell Move Will Seriously Work Your Core. This one is almost directly opposite from the traditional leg curl because it moves your body and keeps your legs still. Will carry over to your sprinting speed, reduces hamstring strain risk … Russian Leg Curl. Hamstring injury occurrence in elite soccer players after preseason strength training with eccentric overload. There’s a wealth of research behind it, and there’s no doubt that it can help prevent hamstring strains. My question is what is the best poor man’s glute ham raise machine to use for this type of exercise? 15 Hamstring Exercises. I have this post of yours bookmarked, Will! It’s time to start doing hamstring workouts at home. We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. Performing a hamstring workout at home is cost-efficient and has many benefits. The effectiveness of different exercises protocols to prevent the incidence of hamstring injury in athletes. Seriously you’ve got a good blog, so my hat’s off to you. The Order of Concurrent Training Does not Affect Soccer-Related Performance Adaptations. NHC’s could also be utilized to prevent ACL injuries since we know most are due to poor quad to hamstring ratio. Thank you again, have a great year. The effect of an eccentrically-biased hamstring strengthening home program on knee flexor strength and the length-tension relationship. Once you reach the end of your curl motion (beyond a 90-degree bend in your knees), straighten your legs to return to starting position. ', Cut through the noise and get practical, expert advice, home workouts, easy nutrition and more direct to your inbox. Moreover, hip extension exercises stretch the hamstrings to a greater degree than knee flexion exercises. The short head of the biceps femoris is innervated by the common peroneal nerve while the long head of the biceps femoris is innervated by the tibial nerve (along with the semitendonosus and semimembranosus). You don’t need any tools for the Russian leg curl. Therefore, it is very important to perform hip extension exercises as they will lead to a greater stretch in the hamstrings, and they are more specific to sport movement. Effects of a 10-week in-season eccentric overload training program on muscle injury prevention and performance in junior elite soccer players. Thanks alot for this article Bret! Can the NHC pack on serious hamstrings muscle mass? The Impact of the FIFA 11+ Training Program on Injury Prevention in Football Players: A Systematic Review. It’s a good thing when your readership is so engaged that you can learn from them, as well, right?! Hamstring injuries: risk assessment and injury prevention. : a systematic review. Eccentric Hamstring Strength and Hamstring Injury Risk in Australian Footballers. Fatigue – Appropriate program design is essential to prevent excessive fatigue during training. In fact, at the end of this article, you’ll see over 100 studies listed. 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