Calf Raises

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Move Targets: Hamstrings


Step-by-Step

Step 1: Use a bleacher, bench, curb or any study elevated surface. Step onto the surface with feet together or, at most, hip-width apart. The chest is upright and open while the heels are hanging off the edge.

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Step 2: Raise up to the balls of your feet without leaning forward. Roll through the movement to keep your balance.

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Step 3: With control, release the heels to the starting position. If you want, you can drop the heels just a bit lower to give the calves a stretch.


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