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Seated Leg Extensions Exercise

Seated Leg Extensions

Starting Position Begin seated in a chair, feet flat in front of you, palms grasping chair edge at sides or front.

Action EXHALE: Keeping left foot planted and upper body still, extend the right leg (bending from the knee) until it is parallel with the floor. Hold here for 2 counts and then (optional) pulse up and down for 3 counts (not shown).

INHALE: Bend knee to lower right leg back to floor to complete one rep. Complete all reps on one side and switch.

Special Instructions Perform exercise very slowly and with control. Concentrate on flexing the leg muscles.

Muscles Worked: Quads