- Sit on seat and position forefeet on pedals. Grasp handles
to sides and straighten knees.
- Push left pedal by extending ankle as far as possible while
allowing right pedal to return back until calf is stretched.
Reverse motion by pushing right pedal and allowing left pedal
to return back. Continue to alternate motion.
- Position seat to allow full range of motion. Reposition stance
if feet slip. Keep knees straight throughout exercise or bend
knees slightly only during stretch. Quadriceps
serve as synergists muscle if knees are bent slightly during
stretch. Also see Lever
Alternating Bent Knee Seated Calf Extension.
- No significant stabilizers