Calf Raises

Calf raises are a method of exercising the gastrocnemius, tibialis posterior and soleus muscles of the lower leg. The movement performed is plantar flexion, aka ankle extension.

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Bodyweight Exercise - List of Exercises
... Leg raises Abdomen, hip flexors Lie on the floor on your back ... Calf raises Calf muscle Standing calf raises are executed with one or both feet on a raised surface with the heel lower than the toes ...
Calf Raises - Exercise Notes
... heavy loads and low reps (6-8) on the standing calf raise ... is a slow twitch muscle and will benefit from high reps and lower loads on the seated calf raise ...

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