Leg Extension

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Static image courtesy of Leonard Krasniqi

LEG EXTENSION - Machine

TARGET MUSCLES:

  • Quadricep (front of thighs)

START POSITION:

  • Keep abdominals (stomach) contracted.
  • Keep back flat against the seat without arching.
  • Position the seat back so that the knees are at or just slightly over the edge of the seat.
  • Grasp handles.

PROCEDURE:

  • Fully extend legs, squeeze quadriceps and hold briefly.
  • Slowly lower shin pad to start position.
  • Repeat 12-15 times.
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