- Position shoulders under shoulder pad and back on back pad.
Place feet slightly high on platform. Extend hips and knees and
release dock lever if available.
- Lower lever by bending hips and knees, until knees are just
short of complete flexion. Raise sled by extending knees and
- If insufficient hip flexibility forces pelvis to pull away
from back pad at lower portions of movement, only lower sled
just short of spinal articulation. Keep knees pointed same directions
as feet. Do not allow heels to raise off of platform. Push with
both heel and forefoot. If available, re-engage dock lever in
extended position before dismounting. Placing feet slightly high
on platform emphasize Gluteus Maximus. Placing feet slightly
lower on platform emphasize Quadriceps. Also see similar exercise