How to Do Hammer Strength Leg Press
The Hammer Strength leg press should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the Hammer Strength leg press.
Beginning Hammer Strength Leg Press
1. Adjust the seat so that your knees are at a 90-degree angle at the bottom position.
2. Check that the weight on both arms of the machine is equal.
3. Take a seat on the leg press and situate your feet in the middle of the foot plates.
4. Hold the handles on the side of the seat so that your lower back is firmly pressed into the seat.
Hammer Strength Leg Press Movement
1. Unrack the leg press by putting your heels against the foot plates.
2. Inhale, then lower the foot pedals until your knees form a 90-degree angle.
3. Exhale, then push the foot pedals with your heels, extending your knees, and maintaining your lower back pressed on the seat.
4. At the top position, do not lock out your knees.
Hammer Strength Leg Press Benefits
The Hammer Strength Leg Press is an excellent workout for increasing the size of your quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteus, and calf muscles.
It is classified as an isolation exercise because, unlike the Barbell Squat, it eliminates the need to balance the weight, allowing you to use more weight.
If you experience lower back pain, Hammer Strength Leg Presses are an excellent exercise to strengthen your legs.
This is an excellent workout for trainers who work with athletes that play football, soccer, and basketball, all of which require strong legs and hips.