Exercise Guide, Legs
How to do Calf Raises

How to Do Calf Raises Exercise Properly

How to do Calf Raises

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This exercise is a way of a method of exercising the gastrocnemius, tibialis posterior and soleus muscles of the lower leg.

Major Muscles Worked

  • Calves

Other Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps

Calf Raise Guide

  • Stand upright with your hands beside you and legs slightly apart.
  • Ensure to keep your shoulder back and tighten your core muscles as you do this exercise.
  • Lift up your heels, squeeze the calves for two seconds then lower the heels.  
  • Do 15 to 20 reps or any other amount of reps that may be recommended specifically to you.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Take your time as you squeeze the calves for more effect.
  • You can hold a pair of dumbbells for more effect and challenge on the performance.

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Benefits of the Calf Raise Exercise

This is the perfect exercise for leg toning as it works your calves.

Ads in ankle stability and strengths.

Can be used as a prep exercise for athletes before they sprint.

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