Hyperstrike Exercise Videos, Legs

Band Leg Extension — Seated

Muscle Groups
  • Legs
Purposes
  • Quadriceps (front thigh) strength

Overview

The leg extension performed while seated and with a resistance band isolates and strengthens the quadriceps. The seated leg extension can be performed at home or at the gym using machines, resistance bands, cables or manual resistance. You can perform this exercise as part of your lower-body workout. The leg extension exercise is a staple in bodybuilding and is frequently referred to as a “definition” exercise, meaning it helps make the muscles more visual and defined.

Description

  • Secure one end of the band underneath the chair and secure the other band on one ankle.
  • Extend the leg straight by straightening the knee.
  • Return the leg to the ground.

Mistakes

  • Rounding the back

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