Bodyweight Calf Raises
- Stand straight with a tight core and flat back.
- Keep your hands at your sides or hold on to a wall for balance.
- Bring your feet to be hip distance apart.
- Focusing the tension in your calf muscles, slowly raise yourself up on to the balls of your feet.
- Pause at the top of the movement and slowly return to the starting position.
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Bodyweight calf raises is a gym work out exercise that targets calves. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Foam roller calf / calves stretch, standing dumbbell calf raises and barbell overhead squats are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as bodyweight calf raises. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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