Single-Leg Extension

Exercise Machine / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Leg Extension Machine

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How to do Single-Leg Extension:

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single-leg extension is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the quads ...more

single-leg extension is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the quads.

The only single-leg extension equipment that you really need is the following: leg extension machine. There are however many different single-leg extension variations that you can try out that may require different types of single-leg extension equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper single-leg extension form is easy with the step by step single-leg extension instructions, single-leg extension tips, and the instructional single-leg extension technique video on this page. single-leg extension is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the single-leg extension video, learn how to do the single-leg extension, and then be sure and browse through the single-leg extension workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Adjust the pad so that it is just above your feet. Your legs should form a 90-degree angle between the upper and lower part of your leg.
  2. Make sure the rest of your body remains stationary on the seat of the machine when you extend your legs.
  3. Be sure to exhale as you raise your leg and inhale as you lower back down.

Variations

  1. Use both legs.
  2. To target your hamstrings, perform lying leg curls.
  3. Perform squats for a great quadriceps exercise.

Other Names

  • Seated Single-leg Extension

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Leg Extension Machine

Tips

  1. Adjust the pad so that it is just above your feet. Your legs should form a 90-degree angle between the upper and lower part of your leg.
  2. Make sure the rest of your body remains stationary on the seat of the machine when you extend your legs.
  3. Be sure to exhale as you raise your leg and inhale as you lower back down.

Variations

  1. Use both legs.
  2. To target your hamstrings, perform lying leg curls.
  3. Perform squats for a great quadriceps exercise.

Other Names

  • Seated Single-leg Extension

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation