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Weight Lifting for Women


Leg Extension for Women

To strengthen and define the quadriceps muscles in the front of the thighs, practice this leg extension for women. Remember not to lock your knees when you extend your legs.

Assume starting position as shown.

Step 1
Assume starting position as shown.

Slowly straighten legs out in front of you, making sure you do not lock your knees.

Step 2
Slowly straighten legs out in front of you, making sure you do not lock your knees.

Return to starting position; leg extension weight lifting exercise for women

Step 3
Return to starting position.

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