- Adjust the machine so that the straps rest on the achilles tendon.
- Lay face down on the floor.
- Hold the handles firmly.
- Place knees at exterior of bench.
- Keep head aligned with torso.
- Bend legs to bring straps to the buttock.
- Avoid shifting the pelvis.
Always keep the head aligned with torso. Never overextend the back. Keep the abdominals contracted. Never lock the knees.