- Place barbell on power rack upper chest height and calf block
under barbell. Position back of shoulders under barbell with
both hands to sides. Position heels on forward edge of calf block.
Lean barbell against rack and raise from supports by extending
knees and hips. Support barbell against verticals with both hands
- Pull forefoot of both feet up toward body as far as possible.
Return by extending feet until toes are pointed downward. Repeat.
- Throughout exercise, keep knees and hips straight and support
barbell against verticals with both hands to sides. The exercise
can be made more difficult by positioning heels closer to edge
of platform. Notice barbell makes contact with only non-painted
surface (plastic or metal surface). See Dorsal
Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.
- No significant stabilizers