Lower Body Machine Workout Exercises

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The ultimate beginners go-to exercises


Machine exercises are great for beginniners as they limit the range of motion and prevention from injury. Machine exercises are excellent for hotels, home gyms or drop setting when you dont want to spend time changing the plates on the barbell.

Exercises

PictureName of Machine Exercise
Calf Raises on Leg Press MachineCalf Raises on Leg Press Machine This exercise is an alternate if your gym does not have a calf machine. Begin the machine calf raise by pressing up the weight with your feet firmly on the platform. (WARNING:...
Donkey Calf RaisesDonkey Calf Raises
Place your toes on the edge of a block and lean forward onto a bench or table for support. Have a partner sit across your hips to provide resistance (make sure they are not pl...
Seated Calf RaisesSeated Calf Raises
1. Sit on the machine with your thighs underneath the pads and with your toes on the bottom pad.
2. Lower your heels as low as you can (for a full range of motion).
3...
Standing Calf RaisesStanding Calf Raises While standing (as shown) or sitting in the machine, lower the weight until you feel your calves stretch. Then push the weight back up feeling your calves flex at the top of the e...
Hack SquatHack Squat With your body firmly under the pads and your feet slightly out raise the machine with your calves and then unhook the safeties. Now lower your body until your knees reach a 90 de...

Leg Curl or Hamstring CurlLeg Curl or Hamstring Curl 1. Lie on the machine comfortably while hooking your legs underneath the pad. If you are on the seated chair leg curl then sit comfortably with your legs between the pads.
2. ...
One Legged Smith Split SquatOne Legged Smith Split Squat Stand underneath a smith machine with the bar lying against your trapezius muscles. With one leg behind your body on a bench or ball lower your body slowly using the front leg. N...
Hip AdductorHip Adductor Sit in machine with inside of each thigh placed against pads. Slowly move each thigh toward the center of the body. Slowly move each thigh away from the center of the body to compl...
Leg PressLeg Press Position yourself on the leg press machine comfortably. Put your feet up and hands on the grips at the side. While keeping your back pressed against the support and head straight...
Leg ExtensionLeg Extension To perform the leg extension, sit comfortably in the leg extension machine. Keeping your back and head straight, raise the weight until it is straight (as shown). Then proceed to...

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