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Instructions

  1. Lie on your back with your heels placed on the machine’s platform.
  2. Slowly extend your legs while pushing your body upward (do not lock your knees).
  3. Slowly bend your legs so that your thighs form a ninety degree angle or are parallel with the ground to complete one repetition.
  4. Your back should remain flat against the machine’s pad throughout the entire exercise.
  5. When performing this exercise, your toes should remain in alignment with your knees and not extend past your knees.

Muscles Used:

  1. QUADRICEPS (RECTUS FEMORIS, VASTUT LATERALIS, VASTUS MEDIALIS, VASTUS INTERMEDIUS)
  2. HAMSTRINGS (SEMIMEMBRANOSUS, SEMITENDINOSUS, BICEPS FEMORIS)
  3. BUTTOCKS (GLUTEUS MAXIMUS)
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