Leg Press

Developing the Muscles of the Legs

Back to Muscle Group

1)      Start by positioning back by firmly pressing it against the back support.


2)      With your chest extended and your spine aligned place your feet at a shoulder’s width position. The higher your feet are placed on the flat support the more it will utilize your Glutes, and if you lower your feet it will work your Quads more.


3)      Always try to keep your toes a little further out than your knee caps to reduce the chance of knee injuries.


4)  Release the support mechanism from the machine and take a deep breath as your prepare for the initial movement.


5)      Begin by lowering the platform slowly until you’ve reached a 90 degree angle at your knees.


6)      Exhale as you power up to the beginning position to complete one repetition.

Muscles Worked: Glutes, Quadriceps