Next Event: IDFA 139: MONTREAL (Amateur & Pro) – OCTOBER 5, 2019

Dumbbell Single Leg Calf Raise

Dumbbell Single Leg Calf Raise

Target: Gastrocnemius

Preparation
Grasp dumbbell in one hand to side. Position toes and ball of foot on calf block (or other stable riser) with arch and heel extending off. Place hand on support for balance. Lift other leg to rear by bending knee.

Execution
Raise heel by extending ankle as high as possible. Lower heel by bending ankles until calve is stretched. Repeat. Continue with opposite leg.

Comments
Keep knee straight throughout exercise or bend knee slightly only during stretch. Slow controlled form on all calve exercises. (Slow up and slow down)

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