Bodyweight

Bodyweight Leg Extension

The Bodyweight Leg Extension is a key workout, primarily targeting your quads. It boosts muscular endurance and strength, aiding in both athletic performance and everyday leg activities.
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Bodyweight Leg Extension instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Stand straight and hold onto the back of a chair or any sturdy object for balance.
2
Raise one leg straight out in front of you until it's parallel with the floor, keeping your other leg slightly bent.
3
Hold this position for a moment, then slowly lower your leg back down.
4
Avoid leaning too far backward or forward during the movement. Try to keep your body straight up and down.
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Repeat the movement for the programmed number of reps, then switch legs.
Stand straight and hold onto the back of a chair or any sturdy object for balance.
Raise one leg straight out in front of you until it's parallel with the floor, keeping your other leg slightly bent.
Hold this position for a moment, then slowly lower your leg back down.
Avoid leaning too far backward or forward during the movement. Try to keep your body straight up and down.
Repeat the movement for the programmed number of reps, then switch legs.
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