Leg Extensions

Exercise / Quadriceps

Preparation

Sit on apparatus with back against padded back support. Place front of lower legs under padded lever. Position knee articulation at same axis as lever fulcrum. Grasp handles to sides for support.

Execution

Move lever forward and upward by extending knees until legs are straight. Return lever to original position by bending knees. Repeat.

CAUTION:  Before beginning this or any other exercise regimen, consult your physician to be sure it is appropriate for you. Ask of ra physical stress test.

Exercise Tips

Stabilizers may be used during heavy resistances to prevent body rising off of seat.

Variations

  • Alternating