- Stand on platform facing to one side and grasp bar for support.
Position front of leg nearest machine against padded roller while
standing on other leg.
- Raise lever by flexing hip until knee is higher than hip.
Return until hip is extended. Repeat. Continue with opposite
- Machine must be adjusted to align hip with lever fulcrum.
Rectus Abdominis and Obliques only contract
dynamically if actual waist flexion occurs. With no waist
flexion, Rectus Abdominis and External Oblique will only act
to stabilize pelvis and waist during hip flexion. Conversely,
it may be necessary to completely flex hips before waist flexion
is possible which is not practical with the opposite leg supporting
body. See Spot
Reduction Myth and Lower