Lever Alternating Leg Extension (unilateral machine)

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Lever Alternating Leg Extension (unilateral machine)

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on apparatus with back against padded back support. Place front of lower legs under padded levers. Position knee articulation at same axis as lever fulcrum. Grasp handles to sides for support.

Execution

Move one lever forward and upward by extending one knee until leg is straight. Lower to original position. Repeat with opposite side. Continue to alternate between sides.

Comments

Stabilizers may be used during heavy resistances to prevent body rising off of seat. Also see exercise perfomed on bilateral machine.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

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