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    Question Are leg presses bad for the knees?

    If smith machine squats are bad for the knees because they force the knees to move in an unnatural pattern why aren't leg presses considered equally bad? Leg presses are basically horisontal smith machine squats
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    bicep curls are bad for your knees
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    bad for lower back too
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    Originally Posted by ermagehd View Post
    bicep curls are bad for your knees
    That's why you curl in the squat rack...in case your knees give out. Duh!
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    Originally Posted by MrBest View Post
    bad for lower back too
    What is?
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    I have a bad right knee from atg squats. I can do leg presses if I don't go below 90 deg.
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    Originally Posted by exphil View Post
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