Exercise Guide

Leg Extension, Seated

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required:Bench / Seat
Variations available (5)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • this leg exercise is proper especially for soccer and football players
  • if you do not use weight it is rather a warm-up exercise

Starting Position

  • sit on a chair with straight back
  • the thighs are placed on the seat area
  • the knees are bent to 90 degrees
  • the legs are opened hip width, the feet are on the ground
  • look straight ahead, hold the head in extension to the spine
  • the hands adhere to the chair

Correct Execution

  • brace the body, especially the core and stretch out your legs
  • your legs are parallel to the ground then
  • upper body and thighs do not move
  • bring the feet back into the starting position slowly without touching the ground
  • repeat several times

tip for the workout

  • you can also do it with one leg only
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Thighs, Legs, Strength