Lever Seated Calf Raise (plate loaded)

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Lever Seated Calf Raise (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat facing lever. Place forefeet on platform with heels extending off. Position lower thighs under lever pads. Grasp handles if available or place hands on lever pad. Lift lever slightly by pushing heels up. Release support lever.

Execution

Lower heels by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Raise heels by extending ankles as high as possible. Repeat.

Comments

Movement is predominately Soleus. Gastrocnemius are in active insufficiency since knees are significantly bent.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

Muscles

Target

Synergists

Stabilizers

  • No significant stabilizers

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