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LEG EXTENSION - Machine
- Quadricep (front of thighs)
- 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.
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- Fully extend legs, squeeze quadriceps and hold briefly.
- Slowly lower shin pad to start position.
- Repeat 12-15 times.