Honestly, the weights section at the gym can be extremely intimidating if you're not sure what half of the machines do.
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This machine is called the Captain's Chair, and it's actually designed to work your abs.
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This is the Hip Adductor Machine and it mainly works your inner thigh muscles, also known as your adductors.
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Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Glutes, and Calves
This is a Leg Press Machine, and it's used to build up your entire lower body, primarily your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and calves.
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Hamstrings and Calves
This is the Leg Curl Machine and it specifically picks on your hamstrings and your calves.
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Pectorals and Deltoids
This is the Pec Deck Machine and it mostly shows your chest region some love by strengthening your pecs (pectoral muscles) and deltoids.
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Abductors and Glutes
While it looks like very similar to the Adductor machine, this is the Hip Abductor Machine and it specifically works your outer thigh and butt muscles.
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Pectorals, Triceps, and Deltoids
This is a Bench Press machine and it focuses on strengthening your pectoral muscles, triceps, and deltoids.
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This is the Tricep Extension Machine and it helps you work your glutes. Just kidding, it works your triceps.
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Latissimus Dorsi Muscle
This is the Lat Pulldown Machine and it specifically works your Latissimus dorsi muscle, also known as your lat.
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This is the Leg Extension Machine and it specifically works your quadriceps.
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Abdominals and Obliques
It's actually not a park bench, it's a Roman Chair and it's mainly used to work your core muscles, such as your abdominals and your obliques. It can also work your glutes depending on what exercises you're doing.