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How many kg can you leg press? I can press 250 kg.
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Machine at my gym only goes up to 190. Prepare for people telling you about how squats are much better than leg presses.
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Machine at my gym only goes up to 190. Prepare for people telling you about how squats are much better than leg presses.
LOL I know I can only squat about half that maybe, but leg press works something different so I use it too.
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Machine at my gym only goes up to 190. Prepare for people telling you about how squats are much better than leg presses.
Because they are? They're not in the same ballpark. Squats are the best exercise you can do in the gym.

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Because they are? They're not in the same ballpark. Squats are the best exercise you can do in the gym.

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I never denied this. Personally I do leg presses because I have nobody to spot me, and limited free barbells. But from what I've heard, yes, squats are excellent.
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I never denied this. Personally I do leg presses because I have nobody to spot me, and limited free barbells. But from what I've heard, yes, squats are excellent.
I've never squatted with a spot..

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The machine at the gym goes up to 250kg, I can do that. But I prefer to do slower reps with slightly less weight.
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I've never squatted with a spot..

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Fair enough. But I'm willing to bet you have a squat rack...
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Can do the maximum weight that our leg press machine has which is 200kg for 12 reps. I tend to focus on squats and then use the leg press as a finishing exercise after leg extensions.
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Fair enough. But I'm willing to bet you have a squat rack...
Well yes. You can't squat without a rack as you could only squat what you could press up.

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Fair enough. But I'm willing to bet you have a squat rack...
How would a spotter resolve this? "Bro pass me that 140kg barbell on my back. Thanks" :dontknow:

If that's the only gym you have access to then you'll have to make do. Otherwise, change gyms.

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It's the biggest ego lift in the gym.

I only do narrow at a lower weight for high reps to try and get a defined tear drop aka sculpting my vastus medialis.
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How would a spotter resolve this? "Bro pass me that 140kg barbell on my back. Thanks" :dontknow:

If that's the only gym you have access to then you'll have to make do. Otherwise, change gyms.

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Sorry, I should have been more clear - there are two barriers to me squatting - firstly, no spotter, and secondly, inadequate equipment.

It's all I have atm so I am making do with leg presses - not perfect, but better than nothing
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Best I've done is 270kg for about 5-6 reps.
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Who cares? But seriously i hate people who leg press without full ROM with far to much weight.
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Implying I leg press, lel
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How many kg can you leg press? I can press 250 kg.
Not me but my uncle lifted a ton on his legs no joke srs, it was all the machine had, that's about 900 kg I think, the whole jim was in shock apparently no one had ever done it before. He's not a tall guy (5 10) but he's got this insane amount of genetic strenght and could lift and throw a 6'4 250 pound guy when he was sixteen. It's all in the genes man (though no one in the family even comes close, weird I know
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Not me but my uncle lifted a ton on his legs no joke srs, it was all the machine had, that's about 900 kg I think, the whole jim was in shock apparently no one had ever done it before. He's not a tall guy (5 10) but he's got this insane amount of genetic strenght and could lift and throw a 6'4 250 pound guy when he was sixteen. It's all in the genes man
Fahk im ded
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Squats at home with dumbells if you don't go gym Damn the burn in my thighs!!
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Well yes. You can't squat without a rack as you could only squat what you could press up.

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Or you could use stands or blocks.
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