Leg Extension How To

Why do it?

Leg Extension is the primary exercise for working the quadriceps in isolation. It is an excellent way to develop the size and strength of the quads. You can target different heads by changing the angle between your feet.

Form Check

No clanking Straight legs


  1. Sit on the leg extension machine and set up the seat and footrest
  2. Select your weight
  3. Ready your feet under the footrest
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  1. Push equally with both legs until your legs are straight
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  1. Lower the legs and stop before the weight stack hits the bottom before repeating
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