Machine: Hammer Strength Liner Leg Press
To begin, place both roughly feet shoulder width apart on the platform. Press up through the heels and unlock the safety levers (Figure 1).
From here, slowly flex the knees until you reach 90o with control (Figure 2). Pause, then extend the knees with control back to the starting position.
Once finished, lock the safety levers at end of set.
Classification of Exercise:
- Knee Joint
- Hip Joint
- Quadriceps ( Vastus Medialis / Vastus Intermedius / Vastus Lateralis / Rectus Femoris)
- Gluteus Maximus
- Gastrocnemius and Soleus
Joint Action During the Concentric Phase:
- Knee Extension
- Hip Extension
- Ankle Plantar Flexion
Using the muscles in your chest, bring the weights together till they are touching. Repeat for as many desired reps. Control the weight coming back down again.
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