Dumbbell Lying Leg Curl

Dumbbell Lying Leg Curl


This exercise involves lying on your stomach with a dumbbell between your feet and curling your legs up towards your buttocks, engaging your hamstrings.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell Lying Leg Curl Instructions

  1. Start by lying flat on your stomach on a bench or mat with a dumbbell in each hand.
  2. Place the dumbbells on the ground in front of you and flex your feet so that your toes are pointing towards your shins.
  3. Bend your knees and bring your heels towards your glutes, keeping your feet flexed.
  4. Hold the dumbbells securely and lift your legs off the ground, keeping your knees bent.
  5. Slowly lower your legs back down to the starting position, keeping your feet flexed the entire time.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Dumbbell Lying Leg Curl Form & Visual

Dumbbell Lying Leg Curl

Dumbbell Lying Leg Curl Benefits

  • Strengthens the lower body muscles, including the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Targets the inner thigh muscles
  • Can be modified to increase or decrease difficulty
  • Can be done with minimal equipment
  • Can be incorporated into a full-body workout routine

Dumbbell Lying Leg Curl Muscles Worked

  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Lower back

Dumbbell Lying Leg Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • dumbbell-lying-leg-curl
  • barbell-lying-leg-curl
  • machine-lying-leg-curl
  • seated-leg-curl
  • standing-leg-curl