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Variety of Leg Press Machines Available for You

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Seated leg press machines, as they are fondly called, are the easiest leg presses to use. All you have to do is sit on the cushioned pad, place your leg on the foot pad in front of you, and push it parallel to the ground. Varying weights will help you tone your leg muscles safely.

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Horizontal Leg Press Machines

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Seated leg press machines, as they are fondly called, are the easiest leg presses to use. All you have to do is sit on the cushioned pad, place your leg on the foot pad in front of you, and push it parallel to the ground. Varying weights will help you tone your leg muscles safely.

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45-degree Leg Press Machines

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Also called diagonal or sled-type leg press, this gym equipment targets the lower body exercise at a different angle. While lying on a padded cushion, you need to push with your lower legs a specific amount of weights that are mounted on top of you.

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Vertical Leg Press Machines

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Complement your Leg Press Machine with Essential Accessories

Add weights to your gym equipment to advance your leg press exercises.

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Weight plates

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Make sure your gym equipment is stable to avoid accidents and damage to your flooring.

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Non-Slip Mat

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Protect your lower leg joints when performing leg press routines.

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Knee Brace Leg Support

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you Use a Leg Press Machine?

There may be different types of leg press machines, but they all follow the same principle of how to use them. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use your leg press machine safely.

  • Whether you need to sit or stand using the leg press machine, make sure that your posture and form are correct. Make sure that your feet are flat on the foot pad, your back and head are both resting and at ease on the padded cushion.
  • Your buttocks should not be raised, and make sure that your legs are folded to form a 90-degree angle to the knee. If necessary, adjust the height and the incline of the leg press to fit these standards.
  • Ensure that the weights added to the gym equipment are proportioned to your weight. Start light, then increase gradually so your body can get used to the pressure.
  • Once the weights are in places, hold the grips on either side of the seat and push the footplate away from your body, maintaining that your feet are flat on the pad. Do not lock your knees, extend your legs up to a certain extent that your knees are not fully straightened, then bring it all back to your starting position.
  • Do this at a minimum of three sets of 10 leg presses. After getting used to this, you can either add sets or increase the weights of the leg press machine.
What Muscles do the Leg Press Machines Work?

Leg press machines target the lower body’s strength and muscle development. As you perform your leg press routines, the following muscles become leaner, firmer, stronger, healthier, and more defined.

Quadriceps. These are the muscles in front of your thighs necessary for knee flexion and hip range of motion. As leg press exercises tighten these muscles, they also help reduce the appearance of excess fats or cellulite.

Calves. These are the muscles necessary for walking, running, and tiptoeing. Increase and improve your leg stability as you define these muscles by adding resistance to your leg press exercises safely.

Gluteus muscles. The muscles on your buttocks are not just there to add curves to your body. They are necessary for movements like jumping, kicking, and others. They also support your hips and legs as you perform several lower body range of motion exercises.

Hamstrings. The muscles at the back of your thighs serve as good target muscles for the leg press exercises. As you do leg extension and knee flexion during your routine, these muscles get the necessary workout, toning and defining these tissues to become healthy and firm.

What are the Benefits that I can Get from doing Leg Presses?

If bench presses and chest press machines benefit the arms and upper body, leg press machines surely target the lower body. Whether your goal is to improve your overall performance, leg stability, balance, posture, or muscle strength and development, leg presses are the sure workout exercises that you should add in your routines.

Are you interested in getting a leg press machine for your office or home gym? Contact us today, and we can give you exclusive promos and discounts in some of the best brands and models of this lower body gym equipment. Let our trained sales representative assist you in finding the right leg press machine to address all your fitness needs.