- Place shoulders under padded lever. Position toes and balls
of feet on calf block with arches and heels extending off. Grasp
handles or sides of padded lever. Stand erect by extending hips
- Raise heels by extending ankles as high as possible. Lower
heels by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Repeat.
- If available, position lever or chain just below lowest range
of motion. Keep knees straight throughout exercise or bend knees
slightly only during stretch. Quadriceps serve as synergists
muscle if knees are bent slightly during stretch.