Standing Calve Raises

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.


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