Thursday, April 08, 2010

Static Contraction Exercise - Part III

PARTS 1 & 2 describe the overall concept and the pulldown and shoulder press movement done with static contraction. The third and final exercise of the workout sequence is of the leg press.

Leg Press

The leg press is another of these big exercises that stimulates the entire lower body – with this trainee we used the strong leverage point of near lockout position to but he can (and will) vary by using the leg press in the weakest leverage position which is a few inches off the bottom (picture yourself doing a wall sit). Either way, there are reduced compressive forces on the lower spine/lumbar region.