Single Calf Raise
The single leg calf raise will help strengthen and also stretch your lower leg muscles, namely your calf.
This exercise is best performed with a single leg, resting your foot on a secure step box, however you can perform with both feet, with or without a raised platform.
SINGLE LEG START
HEELS RAISED 2 FEET
With your chosen position, place the ball of either one or both feet on the edge of a low raised step box, holding onto a secure object to keep your balance.
Smoothly raise your heels upwards, placing all the weight onto the balls of your feet, hold in this position for 2 - 5 seconds prior to returning back down, taking your heel down towards the floor.
Keeping your foot in the downward position is also an excellent stretch for calf muscle.
Stretch and Warm Up before you commence any exercise and aim to finish with some good stretching to let your body and mind recover.
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