Got a female friend about 50yrs old. She doesn't have an ACL. Never got it replaced and just strengthened the supporting muscles years and years ago(15+yrs).
She wants to start a workout program, but I don't know what leg routines that will help or hurt her.
Thread: No ACL, need leg exercises
12-29-2006, 11:17 AM #1
No ACL, need leg exercises
12-29-2006, 12:06 PM #2
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Well, I haven't had a PCL for about 8 years, and I can do pretty much any leg exercise pain free. I do full squats, leg presses, leg extensions, etc. I do all of these exercises in a $1000 CTI2 knee brace just to be safe, however.
Probably best to check with a physical therapist beforehand.Intermediate 5x5 Journal: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=974394
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12-29-2006, 02:31 PM #3
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