- Place seat away from platform. Sit on seat with lower back
against back of seat. Place toes and balls of feet on lower portion
of platform with heels and arches extending off. Grasp handles
to sides and straighten knees.
- Push lever by extending ankles as far as possible. Return
by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Repeat.
- Position seat back yet not so far that weight bottoms out
(weight stack hits bottom) during stretch. 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. See Calf
- No significant stabilizers