Leg Workout

Hi Everyone! I posted a leg workout video on to my YouTube channel and wanted to compliment it with a blog entry. I have the exercises listed below along with the link to my video. Enjoy!

Leg Workout

  • Leg Press: Sit down and hold your feet about shoulder width apart on the platform in front of you. Then push the platform forward by pushing with the heel of your foot and extending your legs. Be sure to keep your knees slights bent (do not lock them). Pause and hold. Then slowly lower the platform back down to where you started. Repeat 4 sets of 12.

 

  • Leg Extension: Start by placing your legs under the pad and placing your hands on the side bars. Then using your quads extend your legs out in front of you. Pause and hold. Then slowly lower your legs back down to where you started. Repeat 4 sets of 12.

 

  • Leg Curl: Start by sitting down and positioning your body on the machine. Next, curl your legs back as far as you can. Pause and hold. Then slowly lowers your legs back down to where you started. Repeat 4 sets of 12.

 

  • Standing Cable Kickbacks: Wrap a cuff attachment around your ankle. Then hook the attachment to a low cable pulley. Facing the pulley, grab the steel frame for support. Keeping your core tight and engaged, lift the leg with the ankle cuff up and slowly push back. Be sure to fully extend your leg and squeeze your glutes at the top. Pause and hold. Then slowly lower your leg back to where you started. Repeat 2 sets of 20.

 

  • Side Cable Kicks: This is similar to a kickback. The only difference is that instead of kicking back you are going to push your leg out to the side. Wrap a cuff attachment around your ankle. Then hook the attachment to a low cable pulley. Standing next to the pulley, grab the steel frame for support. Keeping your core tight and engaged, lift the leg with the ankle cuff up and slowly push to the side. Pause and hold. Then slowly lower your leg back to where you started. Repeat 2 sets of 20.

 

  • Split Lunges 2 x 20
  • Squats 2 x 20
  • Squats with a twist 2 x 20
  • Plank knee to elbow 2 x 20
  • Donkey Kickbacks 2 x 20
  • Reverse Crunches 2 x 20

 

 

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