Seated knee extension

Aim of exercise

Improves strength of your knee, thigh and engages your core muscles.


  • Sit on a chair with your back supported
  • Hold on to the sides of the chair for added support, breathe in
  • Breathe out and slowly straighten one leg, don’t lock your knee
  • Point your toes towards the ceiling and hold for a few seconds,
  • Breathe in and slowly lower your leg
  • Repeat 10-15 times
  • Repeat on the other leg


2-4 sets, could add ankle weight over time