- Place safety bar on rack approximately lower leg height with
calf block slightly rear of safety bar. Sit on bench facing safety
bar and place toes on lower portion of platform with heels extending
off. Scoot forward to edge of bench and position lower thighs
under safety bar. Grasp bar to sides and lift bar from rack by
pushing heels up. Slide back to center of bench.
- Lower heels by bending ankles until calves are stretched.
Raise heels by extending ankles as high as possible. Repeat.
- Slide forward to edge of bench and rack safety bar when finished.
See suggested mount
& dismount. Movement is predominately Soleus. Gastrocnemius
are in active
insufficiency since knees are significantly bent. See Calf Exercise Analyses.
- No significant stabilizers