Calf Extension Machine

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Calf Extension Machine

Each exercise should begin with a good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise. If any pain is experienced, immediately stop this exercise.

Beginning 

Beginning Calf Extension Machine

Sit in the chair of the machine with your chest high, and shoulders back.

Line your feet up evenly, with a slight bend in the knees.

Movement

Calf Extension Machine Movement

1. Maintaining body posture, extend the balls of your feet/toes slowly while breathing out.

2. Inhale as you return to the starting position.

3. Re-adjust the alignment of the feet as needed while performing.

Benefits

Calf Extension Machine Benefits

Isolates and strengthens the muscle primarily responsible for extending the foot.

Exercise Aliases

Calf Press On The Leg Press Machine, Leg Press Exercises, Leg Press Machine Exercises, Calf Press Exercises, Calf Presses.

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