Thread: Leg Press observation
12-02-2005, 11:25 AM #1
Leg Press observation
I usually do squats for my legs, but recently bought an angled leg press machine to add to my leg workout cause I wanted to do more bulking type excercises for my legs.
Since I have started using the leg press, my legs seem to take like a week or so to recover just from the soreness, especially soreness right above my knee. I have been using this leg press for about 2 months now. I started out with low weight and was able to up the weight once I got used to this. Is this normal?
12-02-2005, 11:42 AM #2Originally Posted by lzicc
Yea i love presses I do them after my squats so I'm already burned but they kill my legs real bad especially the vastus medialis (the tear drop muscle above the knee) I do my legs on monday and they are now feeling better so yea it's all good. You can also switch up your foot positioning on the press from normal to a more outward position to hit the inner quads.
12-02-2005, 12:08 PM #3
I was doing nothing but leg press all summer. I was doing 630 for 10 and felt like I wasn't getting anything more out of it. Now I switched back to squats and then some leg presses afterwards. I had trouble walking for a couple days after that. My thighs are growing again.
12-02-2005, 12:13 PM #4Originally Posted by jerseyboy
12-02-2005, 12:36 PM #5
Well you know if the rooms not spinning and your not ready to puke you just aren't doing it right. That's why I hate squats I think. I've been doing hacks with the smith rack and have trouble getting down the stairs to the bathroom. I walk like a retard.
12-02-2005, 12:45 PM #6Originally Posted by jerseyboy
12-02-2005, 01:24 PM #7
I know that feeling.
Originally Posted by jerseyboy
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