Isometric Single Leg Leg Press – Machine

  • HOW: Find a seated position in the leg press machine. Stabilize the upper body and core by grasping the handles to the side. Bring the leg up to the plate of the leg press. Keep the opposite leg down and stable. Find a weight that you will not be able to move. Keeping pressure through the toes and the heels, push into the plate as hard as you can Hold for the prescribed duration.
  • FEEL: If the feet come down towards the bottom of the plate, this will be a more knee and quadriceps-dominant feeling. If the feet come towards the top of the plate, this will be a more hip and gluteal dominant feeling. 
  • COMPENSATION: Do not let the legs rotate in or out. Do not let the heels or toes elevate.

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