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. Seated calf raises, ragdoll / forward bend / fold stretch / toe touches and cardio – road bike / cycling / riding 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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