Ankle straps are a great weight lifting accessories that can add a whole new dimension to your training routine. Use the ankle strap in conjunction with a cable machine such as a lat machine with low row or a functional trainer home gym to increase the number of leg exercises that you will be able to perform. You will be able to shape and tone your hamstrings, glutes, inner, and outer thighs with an unrestricted range of motion. This free range of motion will give you much better overall leg development than training on a leg curl or leg press machine. Once you realize the benefits of using ankle straps for weight lifting your training will change forever.