Just like many other subjects, people (usually on the internet) tend to take extreme stances about the leg press. When the reality is, it has a place and can be useful when used correctly.
"The fastest way to get strong muscles is also the fastest way to make them bigger. We know what works best to make them strong in the shortest time possible. If you want to get big, do the thing that makes them strong." - Marc Rippetoe
Zdravko Veselin Gaeta
I am not a powerlifter nor am I a bodybuilder. I just want to be big and strong.