Generally speaking, the Leg Press is an inferior execise when compared to exercises such as squats. However, the best answer to this question is, it depends. As with any exercise, there are pros and cons to the leg press. Let's look at who might benefit from this exercise as well as many potential disadvantages of this exercise that most people are not aware of.
In this video, I go over leg press technique and explain the pros and cons of this exercise. Enjoy!