Re: Leg Press vs. Squats
No, they are not truly the same. I play college football so I get to do these rather often. Squats are more of a complex dynamic exercise, meaning you have to do more than one thing to complete the overall exercise(using more than one muscle group). With the leg press it is more of an Isolated lift, mainly focusing on your quads. With squats you work more muscles, and just as well. Squats are more of a strengh gaining exercise as well. As much as they SUCK, squats are a good overall "core" lift. Though you can do both if you would like.