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Leg Press Machine

Type: Legs
The leg press machine is a great way to enable beginners or even more experienced exercisers to develop strong, powerful muscles in the legs and buttocks. It's a good alternative to the more advanced free weight standing squat exercise, but gaining experience on the machine will help develop the strength required to progress on to free weights.
Level :  Equipment : Yes

Leg Press Machine Steps:

Step 1:
Position yourself into the leg press machine with your feet on the foot plate and sitting in the seat.

Step 2:
Adjust the seat so that your knees are bent at 90 degrees. This is the start position.

Step 3:
Position your feet so they are roughly hip width apart.

Step 4:
Select an appropriate weight for the exercise.

Step 5:
Drive against the foot plate with your feet until your legs are straight, but don't lock the knees.

Step 6:
Pause briefly and then gradually return to the start by bending the knees.

Step 7:
Repeat for the required number of repetitions.

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