Leg Press Machine


Get the most out of the leg press machine with the foot placement variations below. It is best to keep feet lower on the foot pad platform in order to get the best contraction for your legs.

Foot placement should also be no more than shoulder-width apart, or where you typically squat from. Toes pointed outwards will also help to maximize quad contraction. Focus on staying even through the entire foot, without shifting too much forward or back. On the way down, keep the movement slow and controlled. On the way up, explode through the bottom position to find a slightly bent-knee position.

Perform 2-3 sets of 10-12 repetitions. Try some of these variations below: