Sit in the leg extension machine and hook your ankles under the padded
Extend your legs upward in an arc. At the
top, tense the muscles for a moment or two. Lower slowly to the starting
Repeat the exercise for the recommended
number of sets and repetitions.
Note: Some physical therapists are concerned
that this movement may further aggravate pre-existing knee injuries.
Note: If you perform this exercise do
not exceed a 60-degree range of motion.