Standing Barbell Calf Raises
- Set up two weight plates on the ground next to each other. Position a loaded barbell across your trap muscles. Step on to the weight plates with the heels of your feet.
- With a tight core and flat back, raise yourself up with your feet only. Pause at the top of the raise.
- Slowly lower yourself down but do not touch the ground. Raise yourself back up.
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Standing barbell calf raises is a gym work out exercise that targets calves and also involves abs. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Seated calf raises, standing dumbbell calf raises and barbell split squats are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as standing barbell calf raises. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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