The 5 Best Machines for Women
3. Leg Press
Basic Move: Leg Press
Targets: quads, glutes
Because it keeps your body in a stable position while targeting your butt and thighs, you get an amazing workout. Adjust the seat so thighs are parallel to the foot plate when you recline; keep feet hip-width apart. Pressing feet into plate, straighten legs; don't lock knees at the top. Bend knees and lower until weight hovers just above stack; repeat.
Challenge yourself: A pliť leg press targets your inner thighs along with your glutes. Place feet several inches wider than hip-width apart, toes pointed outward. When you press up, make sure knees are aligned over toes.
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