Standing DB calf raise

The Standing Calf Raise exercise works the calf muscles in the lower legs. There are different variation to this exercise; it can be done in a Standing Calf Raise Machine or freestanding without any machine at all using just body-weight, etc.

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12-15 Reps, 4 Sets

Standing Calf Raises

The Standing Calf Raise exercise works the calf muscles in the lower legs. There are different variation to this exercise; it can be done in a Standing Calf Raise Machine or freestanding without any machine at all using just body-weight. It can also be done using dumbells held in your hands or with a barbell on your back.

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12-15 Reps, 4 Sets

Smith Machine Calf Raise

The smith machine is a great alternative to the a standing calf raise machine. This variation can also be done with a free weight barbell, but it is much harder to maintain your balance.

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10-12 Reps, 4 Sets

Seated Calf Raise

This exercise targets the soleus muscles because it is performed with your legs bent at a 90-degree angle. This exercise also works the gastrocnemius muscles are as secondary muscles.

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12-15 Reps, 4 Sets

Calf Press on the Leg Press Machine

Using a leg press machine position your toes on the bottom of the foot plate and your heels hanging off the bottom edge. Press the weight sled up with your feet until your knees straight.

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12-15 Reps, 4 Sets

Barbell Full Squat

The Barbell Full Squat is a compound, full body exercise. This exercise targets your quadriceps. It also works about every other muscle in your lower body, including your glutes, hamstrings, and calves.

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10-12 Reps, 4 Sets