Leg Press

by StackHealthy | Last Updated: May 5, 2015

Leg PressLeg Press is a beginner exercise for building leg strength for performing heavy weight exercises like squats. This exercise primarily targets muscle groups including quads, glutes and hamstrings. It is performed using a leg press machine.


  1. Lie down on the leg press machine and put your legs on the machine’s platform. The distance between your feet should be one or one and a half feet.
  2. Now press the platform upwards till your legs are fully stretched without locking your knees.
  3. Slowly lower the platform while breathing in till the point when your lower and upper legs make a 90 degree.
  4. Now with the help of the heels of your feet, and using your quads, push the platform back to the top.


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