Single-Leg Leg Press

Exercise Machine / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Leg Press Machine

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  • 340 lb
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  • 440 lb
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  • 6
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  • #737
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Average Male Single-Leg Leg Press Weight

  • 44 lb
    average weight
  • 60 lb
    best weight
  • 1
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  • #652
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Average Female Single-Leg Leg Press Weight

How to do Single-Leg Leg Press:

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single-leg leg press is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes and hamstrings ...more

single-leg leg press is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes and hamstrings.

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

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

Tips

  1. Place your foot high enough on the platform so that your knee does not pass your toes when you lower the weight down. This is very important that your knee never passes your toes.
  2. Push with your heel. Feet should be flat on the platform, but you should drive the weight up with your heel.
  3. Position your foot toward the center of the platform.
  4. Keep your core tight and back firmly against the back of the seat.

Variations

  1. Perform with both feet as you would for a traditional leg press.
  2. Perform single-leg calf raises.
  3. Perform single-leg isometric holds.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Leg Press Machine

Tips

  1. Place your foot high enough on the platform so that your knee does not pass your toes when you lower the weight down. This is very important that your knee never passes your toes.
  2. Push with your heel. Feet should be flat on the platform, but you should drive the weight up with your heel.
  3. Position your foot toward the center of the platform.
  4. Keep your core tight and back firmly against the back of the seat.

Variations

  1. Perform with both feet as you would for a traditional leg press.
  2. Perform single-leg calf raises.
  3. Perform single-leg isometric holds.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound