Single Leg Calf Raise

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Move Targets: Hamstrings and Glutes


Step 1: For balance, lightly press into a countertop, barre or grab a body bar like Jean does here. Cross one ankle behind the other, letting the bent leg fall out to the side. Chest is lifted and abs are braced.


Step 2: Roll up through the ball of the foot and flex the calf muscle. Try to keep the majority of your body weight in the working leg and not the supporting countertop or barre. Think of going up instead of forward.


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