The leg press is a movement that targets the quadriceps. The glutes and hamstrings, while slightly active in this movement, are less involved than in a squat due to the limited amounts of hip flexion and extension while in the seated position.
- Your torso and the legs should make a perfect 90-degree angle. This will be your
- As you inhale, slowly lower the platform until your upper and
lower legs make a 90-degree angle.
- Pushing mainly with the heels of your feet
and using the quadriceps go back to the starting position as you exhale.