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Runner's World (UK) - - Injury -

Per­form­ing Nordic curls (see p97) twice a week will re­duce your risk of ham­string in­juries, says a new study. 1 The re­searchers rec­om­mend keep­ing your an­kles dor­si­flexed (pointed to­wards the shin) to mimic the po­si­tion they’re in when the leg swings through, just be­fore the foot lands. Most ham­string strains oc­cur at this stage of the gait cy­cle.

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