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Smith Machine Leg Press 101 Video Tutorial

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Smith Machine Leg Press
Smith Machine Leg Press

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Quads

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Smith Machine

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The Smith machine leg press is a machine-based movement that targets the quads, glutes, and hamstrings. It can serve as a substitute for the leg press or be programmed similarly to the leg press. It is usually performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set or more, as part of lower-body training. If your Smith machine has safety bars, set them at a height that allows you a full range of motion while giving adequate protection from the weight potentially falling.

How to Perform

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How Not to Perform

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Dumbbell

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

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