Strength

Cable Leg Extension

The Cable Leg Extension is a beneficial lower body workout. It specifically targets the front of your thighs, building strength and muscle while improving knee stability. Ideal for overall leg development and increased strength.
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Cable Leg Extension instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Set the cable machine's pulley to the lowest position and attach an ankle cuff to your lower leg.
2
Standing up straight, hold the machine for support and raise your foot off the ground.
3
Begin extending your leg forward, feeling the resistance from the cable.
4
Fully extend your foot then slowly return it back to the starting position in a controlled motion.
5
Repeat the movement for the programmed number of reps.
Set the cable machine's pulley to the lowest position and attach an ankle cuff to your lower leg.
Standing up straight, hold the machine for support and raise your foot off the ground.
Begin extending your leg forward, feeling the resistance from the cable.
Fully extend your foot then slowly return it back to the starting position in a controlled motion.
Repeat the movement for the programmed number of reps.
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