Machine Squat

Developing the Muscles of the Legs

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1)      Start by positioning the shoulder support squarely with your back firmly pressed against the back support.


2)      With your chest extended and your spine aligned place your feet at a shoulder’s width position.


3)      Try to focus on a single spot on a high wall or ceiling to keep your head in the proper position in relation to your spine.


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


5)      Begin by lowering your hips slowly until you’ve reached a horizontal level between your thighs and the floor.


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




Muscles Worked: Glutes, Quadriceps