STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Calf Raises

Should have a strong core.

Should be able to perform basic calf extension without excessive outward rotation of the foot.

Should have good balance on the balls of your feet.

Beginning

Beginning Calf Raises

Stand with your chest high, and shoulders back.

Line your feet up evenly, with your toes straight.

Movement

Calf Raises Standing Movement

1. While keeping posture properly aligned, raise heels off the floor and hold at the top for 1 second while breathing out.

2. Lower slowly while breathing in, repeat.

3. Intensity and range of motion can be increased by performing on the edge of a step/ledge.

Benefits

Calf Raises Standing 

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

Improves balance in the lower body.

Exercise Aliases

Standing Calf Raises Exercise, Standing Bodyweight Calf Raise, How To Do Standing Calf Raises.

Standing Calf Raise With Toes in
Standing Single Leg Calf Raise: Balance, Get My Free Fitness App
Box Calf Raises With Toes in

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