Standing Calf Extension - Instructions, Variations & Alternatives
Also known as
- Calf Raise
- Calf Press
How to perform
Standing Calf Extension - Muscle Under Tension
Set up & Starting position (standing)
Standing calf raises can be performed with your feet flat on the floor or on the edge of a step. In this case, position your toes on the edge of the step (low platform) and lower your heels to start the movement with your calves stretched.
Rise the heels off the floor and exhale as you contract the calves.
Isometric hold (optional) - Hold the position a second.
Inhale and return to the starting position. Repeat.