Leg Press Machine Calf Raises
- Find a comfortable position on a leg-press machine with your feet placed, flat, about shoulder width apart.
- Extend the resistance away from your body until your knees are at an almost locked position (never fully lock your knees).
- Further extend the platform away from your body, by driving your toes forward, into a tip-toe position.
- Hold this fully-extended position for 1 second, before lowering the platform to your extended-leg, flat-footed position.
Do not perform if you have had recent knee injuries.
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Leg press machine calf raises is a gym work out exercise that targets calves and also involves quadriceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Jumping calf presses / raises, standing dumbbell calf raises and leg press machine calf raises are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as leg press machine calf raises. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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