Muscle Group: Calf (Basics)


Machine Exercise: Calf Raise Machine

Not ideal to have weights on schoulders


Free Weight: Barbell Calf Raise

Not ideal to have weights on shoulders


Body Weight: Calf Raises

Is a functional exercise!

Equivalent of functional strength is the ability to perform 6 heel lifts on one foot, supporting all body weight. If client can do this, than this is already good function.


Stretch: Wall Stretch

Keeping hips square to wall, back in alignment.

Do both soleus and gastrocnemius stretches.