Prevent injury: Resistance curls - Women's Running

Prevent injury: Resistance curls

Author: Chris Macdonald

Read Time:   |  May 15, 2014

Prevent injury: Dumbbell curl

During your running stride you always have one foot on the floor.  Prevent injury: Resistance curls will improve your balance and strengthen your hamstrings.


  • Tie a resistance band around your right ankle.
  • Stand with your left foot on the resistance band, giving yourself some space to work in.
  • Keep your knees together.
  • Bend your right knee, taking your left heel towards your bottom.
  • Lower with control but¬†keep some tension on the resistance band.
  • Complete one set before changing over to the other side.

Be Safe

Hold on to a secure object if you struggle to keep your balance.

Chris Macdonald

Editor-at-Large, Women's Running

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