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Standing Single-Leg Cable Extensions

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Thighs

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Thighs
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Quadriceps
Adjust the cable pulley (or tubing) to the lowest position. Facing away from the pulley, hook your feet in the foot pad so the pad and extend your feet up until your legs are straight, being sure to keep your buttocks down throughout the movement.

Reverse the movement and return to the starting position. Repeat with the other leg.

The entire motion should be performed in a smooth, controlled manner that lasts about 3 seconds with the downward movement no faster than the upward.

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