- Stand facing low pulley with platform on floor. Bend over
and grasp stirrup attachment with one hand. Stand on edge of
platform and grasp support bar for balance. Position toes and
balls of feet on platform with arches and heels extending off.
Lift one leg up off of floor.
- Raise heel by extending ankle as high as possible. Lower
heel by bending ankle until calf is stretched. Repeat.
- Calf block or exercise step that will not overturn can be
used as platform. Keep knee straight throughout exercise or bend
knee slightly only during stretch. Quadriceps serve as synergists
muscle if knees are bent slightly during stretch.