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Strengthens muscles in back of thigh. Use ankle weights, if you
- Stand straight holding onto a table or chair
- Slowly bend knee as far as
possible. Don't move your upper leg at all; bend your knee only.
- Hold position for 1 second.
- Slowly lower foot all the way back
- Repeat with other leg.
- Alternate legs until you have done 8 to 15
repetitions with each leg.
- Rest; then do another set of 8 to 15 alternating