Sled 45 Leg Press

Sled 45 Leg Press


This exercise involves using a sled loaded with weights to perform leg presses. The individual lies on their back with their feet on the sled and pushes the sled away from their body using their legs. This exercise primarily targets the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Sled 45 Leg Press Instructions

  1. Adjust the seat of the sled 45 leg press to a comfortable position.
  2. Place your feet on the platform shoulder-width apart.
  3. Release the safety handles and slowly lower the platform until your knees are at a 90-degree angle.
  4. Push the platform back up to the starting position, making sure to keep your back straight and your feet flat on the platform.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
  6. When finished, re-engage the safety handles and carefully exit the machine.

Sled 45 Leg Press Form & Visual

sled 45 leg press

Sled 45 Leg Press Benefits

  • Targets the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes
  • Allows for a greater range of motion compared to traditional leg press machines
  • Provides a low-impact workout for those with knee or back issues
  • Can be easily adjusted to accommodate different fitness levels and goals
  • Helps improve overall lower body strength and power

Sled 45 Leg Press Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Calves

Sled 45 Leg Press Variations & Alternatives

  • Sled 45 Leg Press
  • Sled Leg Press
  • Leg Press
  • Seated Leg Press
  • Vertical Leg Press
  • Horizontal Leg Press
  • 45 Degree Leg Press
  • Single Leg Press
  • Smith Machine Leg Press
  • Hack Squat Machine