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Smiths Machine Standing Reverse Calf Raise

Smiths Machine Reverse Calf Raise
Target Muscles Target MusclesDorsiflexor of ankle and invertor of foot.
Synergist Muscles Synergist Muscles
Stabilising Muscles Stabilising Muscles

Description

Preparation

  • Place a calf raise block directly under the bar
  • With the bar across the back of shoulders grasp it with a wide grip
  • The heels should be on the top edge of the block with the toes pointing down
  • Lift the bar by fully extending the knees and hips

Action

  • Lift the toes from the block as high as you can
  • A mild stretch may eb felt down the back of legs
  • Keep the knees and hips fully extended

Return

  • Allow the toes to drop back down onto the block
Type: Strength
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