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Leg Extension

 
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Classification
Type auxiliary
Mechanics isolated
Direction push
Equipment seated leg extension machine
Additional Equipment -
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Instructions

Preparation

Sit in machine with back against pad. Adjust back support so that knee joints are aligned with lever fulcrum. Place lower legs behind lever pad and grasp handles to sides.

Execution

Extend knees until legs are completely straight. Return and repeat.

Variations / Comments

Use handles to stabilize body while using heavy resistance (see stabilizers).

Lever Leg Extension Starting Position Starting Position
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Lever Leg Extension Ending Position Ending Position

Muscles

Target Quadriceps
Synergist -
Stabilizers Trapezius, Upper | Trapezius, Middle | Brachialis | Biceps Brachii | Brachioradialis
Lever Leg Extension Muscles Front
Front
Lever Leg Extension Muscles Rear
Rear
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