Strength Training – Lower Limb
The frequency for lower limb strength exercise sessions should be two or three times per week.
Patients should ensure they have at least one day of rest between strength training sessions.
Progress as suggested for each exercise shown below.
Lower Limb Strength Exercises
(high weight and low repetition)
|Exercise #1 |
Knee extensions in sitting
|Exercise #2 |
|Exercise #3 |
Climbing stairs or use a stepping box
Tip: It is often advisable to perform lower limb endurance training as a “warm-up” before strength training.