CoopersGuns Health, Fitness & BodyBuilding http://www.coopersguns.com advancement in training through intelligent research Fri, 31 Oct 2008 22:29:44 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.0.7 en Upright Leg Press http://www.coopersguns.com/videos/exercise-encyclopedia/rectus-femoris/upright-leg-press/ http://www.coopersguns.com/videos/exercise-encyclopedia/rectus-femoris/upright-leg-press/#comments Sun, 13 Aug 2006 23:58:27 +0000 Phil News http://www.coopersguns.com/exercise-encyclopedia/rectus-femoris/upright-leg-press/ Instructions Hold your trunk tight and keep your back straight Make sure your feet are in an even position Lower the stack so your legs flex to at least 90° Push up so your legs almost fully extend Optional - Place your hands on your knees to provide assistance when pressing Muscles [...]]]>
Muscles Used

Instructions

  • Hold your trunk tight and keep your back straight
  • Make sure your feet are in an even position
  • Lower the stack so your legs flex to at least 90°
  • Push up so your legs almost fully extend
  • Optional - Place your hands on your knees to provide assistance when pressing

Muscles involved

  • Gluteus maximus
  • Rectus femoris
  • Vastus lateralis
  • Vastus medialis
  • Vastus intermedius
  • Adductor magnus
  • Biceps femoris
  • Semitendinosus
  • Semimembranosus
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