Exercise Guide


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Leg Extension

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Lifting Technique:

1. Select desired weight

2. Adjust roller pad to sit at the top of your ankles when legs are extended from a seated position

3. Place feet behind the roller [Fig. 1]

  • Sit with knees back to the edge of the pad and gripping handle bars
  • Sit with back straight and abdominals and low back muscles flexed for stability

4. Extend the legs up without locking the knees or hyperextending the legs to lift the weight [Fig. 2]

5. Flex at the knees to allow the weight to lower and work the muscles through the full range of motion

6. Complete the repetitions