- Sit on machine with back on padded support. Place one foot
mid height to high up on platform. Place outside of resting foot
on lower surface with knee positioned out for greater clearance.
Push platform up by extending hip and knee. Release dock lever
and grasp handles to sides.
- Lower platform by bending leg until knee is just short of
complete flexion. Return by extending knee and hip. Repeat. Continue
with opposite leg.
- Lower platform enough to achieve full range of motion without
forcing pelvis to bend at waist. On exercised leg, keep pointed
same direction as foot . Also, do not allow heel to raise off
of platform, pushing with both heel and forefoot. For alternative
view, see Lever
Single Leg 45° Leg Press performed with opposite leg.