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07 Jan 2003

Legg press
Dear Fitness Doc,

Sorry for my mail of yesterday....I've asked if the bench press targets the same muscle group as the stepper. Want I actually wanted to know is if the "leg press" targets the same muscle groups as the stepper?

Sorry about my mistake.

Thanking you once again in advance,
Karien
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Karien

Yes, but remember that the stepper is a cardiovascular type machine ie your heart rate will increase and you will get great cardiovascular training along with some leg strengthening, whereas the leg press is primarily a resistance training option i.e leg strengthening rather than cardiovascular training.

So I'd still recommend that you do both.
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