CoopersGuns Health, Fitness & BodyBuilding http://www.coopersguns.com advancement in training through intelligent research Fri, 31 Oct 2008 22:29:44 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.0.7 en Calf Raise http://www.coopersguns.com/videos/exercise-encyclopedia/calves/calf-raise/ http://www.coopersguns.com/videos/exercise-encyclopedia/calves/calf-raise/#comments Sun, 13 Aug 2006 16:20:23 +0000 Phil News http://www.coopersguns.com/exercise-encyclopedia/calves/calf-raise/ Instructions Hold your trunk tight and keep your back straight Position yourself leaning towards the wall Hold the wall for balance Raise your heals as high as possible Lower your heals so they almost touch the floor Alternative - Place a slightly raised block or weight disc under your toes for additional leverage Muscles involved Gastrocnemius ]]>
Muscles Used

Instructions

  • Hold your trunk tight and keep your back straight
  • Position yourself leaning towards the wall
  • Hold the wall for balance
  • Raise your heals as high as possible
  • Lower your heals so they almost touch the floor
  • Alternative - Place a slightly raised block or weight disc under your toes for additional leverage

Muscles involved

  • Gastrocnemius
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