Smith Step Down

ExRx.net > Exercises > Directory > Quads > Exercise

Smith Step Down

Instructions

Preparation

Position smith bar upper chest height with platform under bar off to one side. Positioned shoulders under bar and one foot on platform with other leg extended slightly forward on floor.

Execution

Raise bar upward by straightening leg and pushing body upward. Lower body downward by returning foot off of bench to floor and repeat. Continue with opposite position.

Comments

Keep torso upright and foot flat on platform during exercise. Knee of exercised leg should point same direction as foot. Extended leg can be positioned slight forward.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

Muscles

Target

Synergists

Dynamic Stabilizers

Stabilizers

Antagonist Stabilizers

Main Menu | Exercise & Muscle Directory | Workout Templates