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How do I use a leg press machine?

Sit in a sled machine and position your back and glutes against the support pads.  Keep your feet straight, placed shoulder width apart and knees slightly bent.  Lower the weight toward your body.  Contract your glutes and press through your heels to push the weight upward and extend your legs.


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