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Smiths Machine Seated Calf Raise

Smiths Machine Seated Calf-raise
Target Muscles Target MusclesPowerful plantar flexor of ankle.
Synergist Muscles Synergist MusclesPowerful plantar flexor of ankle.
Stabilising Muscles Stabilising Muscles

Description

Preparation

  • Place a calf raise block directly under the bar
  • Place a bench close to the bar
  • Sit on the edge of the bench with the toes on the high side of the calf raise block
  • Lower the bar down onto the thighs
  • Allow the weights the push the heels down
  • A mild stretch may be felt in the calf

Action

  • Lift the heels from the block as high as you can

Return

  • Allow the heels to drop back down
  • A mild stretch may be felt in the calf
Type: Strength
Duration: seconds per repitition
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