Leg Press Exercise Guide
Leg Press is a strength exercise that works your triceps.
Leg Press is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your .
It requires weight machine to do.
How to do Leg Press
The leg press exercise is a variant of leg press exercises which targets the external muscles of the legs by putting your feet closely together.
Start off sitting on a leg press machine with your foot on the crosspiece approximately 6 inces apart and your toes pointing outward.
Once in place, take the handles on the sides of the unit, loosen the keys, gradually lean over at your knees and push the weight as far as possible into your body.
Keep for a count and then return back to the starting spot.
Continue with as many reps and sets as needed.
Should not lock your knees at the peak because that will result in injuries.
Learn how to do leg press from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for leg press may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for leg press are:
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|Muscles Worked||Triceps Brachii, Gluteus|
|Difficulty Level(s)||Basic, Easy, Simple|