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Wide Vertical Leg Press

Sure! The leg press is a popular exercise that targets the lower body, particularly the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes. By using a leg press attachment on a smith machine, you can perform this exercise in a stable and controlled manner, making it a great option for people of all fitness levels. In this guide, we’ll provide step-by-step instructions on how to properly perform the leg press on a Smith machine, along with tips on how to adjust the weight and machine for your individual needs.

How to perform Wide Vertical Leg Press

  1. Attach the leg press attachment to the Smith machine and adjust the height of the bar to waist level, ensuring the safety bars are in place.
  2. Load the desired weight onto the machine and place a mat underneath the bar.
  3. Lie on your back with your legs extended towards the ceiling, placing your feet on the leg press attachment with a wider-than-shoulder-width stance. Keep the attachment in place by pushing your heels toward the ceiling.
  4. Inhale and bend your knees to lower the bar, allowing your knees to flare out.
  5. Descend until your hips almost lift off the floor, then pause briefly.
  6. Exhale and press the bar back up along the same path to the starting position.

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