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Leg Press-Machine

Leg Press-Machine

A staple in the gym environment the horizontal Leg Press Machine is a great way to work the thigh and glute muscles. Learn how to perform this popular exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or...
Seated Calf Raise

Seated Calf Raise

A seated calf raise effectively isolates and strengthens the soleus muscle, the smaller calf muscle underneath the larger gastrocnemius muscle. This is because the knees need to be bent in order to engage the soleus.  Learn how to perform this movement with the team...
Leg Press – Hammer Strength

Leg Press – Hammer Strength

The Leg Press is a very effective exercise for those looking to strengthen their legs and hips. Learn more on how to perform this popular movement with the team at Fitness Institute! Machine: Hammer Strength Incline Leg Press To begin, place feet shoulder width apart...
Back Squat – Smith Machine

Back Squat – Smith Machine

Learn how to perform the Back Squat exercise using a smith machine to strengthen legs and hips with the team at Fitness Institute. Machine: Smith Machine To being, bend knees to get underneath the bar, placing the bar behind the neck and onto the shoulders. Grip onto...
Calf Raise – Hammer Strength

Calf Raise – Hammer Strength

The Calf Raise places maximum load on the Gastocnemius muscle, to help put a spring in your step! Learn how to perform this popular leg exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Machine: Hammer Strength Uni-Lateral Leg Press To begin, place both feet on the...
Hack Press – Hammer Strength

Hack Press – Hammer Strength

The Hack Press is a great option to mix up leg training day. Learn how to perform this popular thigh and hip exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Machine: Hammer Strength Linear Hack Press To begin, place buttocks and back in the seat provided. Press up...