Machine Leg Extension - Quadriceps Exercise

This exercise is the Machine Leg Extension. When conducting this exercise, make sure your back is pressed against the back of the seat.  Concentration on the slow controlled movement of the weight and the action of the quadricep. 

Machine Leg Extension - Quadriceps Exercise

Common Errors:

Machine Leg Extension - Quadriceps Exercise

  •  Using rapid jerky, sudden movements that rely on momentum to complete the movement
  • Allowing hips to move
  • Arching the lower back away from the seat

Exercise Execution:

Machine Leg Extension - Quadriceps Exercise

  • Sit on knee table.
  • Place bolster pads in front of ankles.
  • Begin with knees bent.
  • Straighten knees.
  • Lower and repeat.

Machine Leg Extension - Quadriceps Exercise

Primary Muscle Group Secondary Muscle Group Joint type
Quadriceps   Isolation
 
Difficulty Equipment Needed
Basic (Machine)

Machine Leg Extension - Quadriceps Exercise
Machine Leg Extension - Quadriceps Exercise
Machine Leg Extension - Quadriceps Exercise

Related terms: Leg Extensions, Leg Extension Machine, Leg Extensions Exercise, How to Do Leg Extension, Should I Do Leg Extensions, Leg Machines at the Gym, Seated Leg Extension Machine, Leg Extensions without Machine

Filed under: Exercises

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