- Position shoulders under shoulder pads with back against
back pad. Place feet on platform, shoulder width apart. Extend
hips and knees and release lever.
- Lower lever by flexing hips and knees until knees are just
short of complete flexion. Raise sled by extending knees and
- If available, re-engage support lever in extended position
before dismounting. 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,
pushing with both heel and forefoot. Placing feet slightly forward
on platform emphasizes Gluteus Maximus. Placing feet slightly
back on platform emphasizes Quadriceps.