abdominal pressure on leg press?
- 08-19-2004, 04:58 PM
- 08-19-2004, 06:10 PM
Flex your Abs and back, I feel the same thing.
- 08-19-2004, 08:13 PM
It's hard to say without actually seeing how you sit but make sure your lower back is firmly against the back of the seat. I see some guys slide down a bit or come off the seat which can put pressure on the area.
08-20-2004, 09:41 AM
Come to think of it, seat of the leg press at my gym is a little low and sometimes I see people stick an extra pad on it so they sit up higher. I'll try flexing my abs/back as well. Thanks guys.
08-20-2004, 05:35 PM
Also, don't hold your breath, slowly release durring the press. I know i ran into problems with that durring deads... i would get a burning about 2 inches in from my hip on my lower abs... like the muscle was pulling apart... after thinking about it i realized i was "bearing down" too hard by holding my breath. that should also help.Originally Posted by Dan
08-23-2004, 07:52 AM
Same thing happens to me when I forget to let my breath out on deads.
08-23-2004, 06:04 PM
No problem, try the breathing technique as well. later JOriginally Posted by Dan
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