Quad Exercises

Lying Machine Squat

This exercise is similar to a Leg Press Machine working the same muscles.

Lying Machine Squat - Step 1 Lying Machine Squat - Step 2


  1. Adjust the shoulder rack of the machine so that your feet comfortably reach the crosspiece with a slight bend in your knees.
  2. To begin press your feet forward and release the safety locks.
  3. Slowly lower the weight towards your body, keeping your abs drawn in and your knees moving in the same direction as your feet to a 90 degree angle.
  4. Do not lock your knees or bounce the weight.

Lying Machine Squat - Muscles Worked

Primary Muscle: Quads
Secondary Muscle: Calves, Hamstrings
Equipment Type: Machine

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