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Leg press

Primary Muscles Used: Quadriceps, Glutes, Hamstrings, Gastrocnemius, Soleus

This hypertrophic exercise protects your back while building leg strength. Remember to always keep your heals on the platform and never to bend your knees past a 90 degree angle.

Leg Press 11. Sit on machine with back on padded support. Place feet on platform hip width apart, set seat so that knees are at a 90º angle.Grasp handles at the side.

Leg Press 22. Push platform away by extending knees and hips without locking out. Then return to start position.