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Cable Single Leg Calf Raise

Cable Calf Raise
Target Muscles Target MusclesPowerful plantar flexor of ankle.
Synergist Muscles Synergist MusclesPowerful plantar flexor of ankle.
Stabilising Muscles Stabilising Muscles

Description

Preparation

  • Attach a single dumbell grip to a low pulley machine
  • Place a calf raise block in front of machine, with the low edge to rear
  • Stand on one leg with your toes on the top of block with the heel stretched down
  • Use the opposite hand to the standing leg, hold on for for support
  • Keep the knees and hips of the standing leg straight
  • A mild stretch may be felt in the calf

Action

  • Raise the heel of the standing leg as high as you can
  • Pull the weights up as you lift.
  • Keep the attachment pinned to the side of thigh

Return

  • Lower the forefoot as far as you can
Type: Strength
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