Stand on the foot plate with the shoulder pads resting comfortably on the shoulders. The knees should be slightly bent. Straighten the legs keeping the back straight.
Eccentric contraction: Breathe in. Slowly lower the heels with Control (2-4 seconds) finishing with a full calf stretch.
Concentric contraction: Breathe out. Lift the weights by slowly rising onto the toes. (Works mainly the gastrocnemius). Repeat until the desired number of repetitions are completed.