Lever 45° Reverse Calf Raise (plate loaded)

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Lever 45° Reverse Calf Raise

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on machine with lower back against padding. Grasp handles to sides and place feet on top portion of platform. Straighten knees and position heels on top edge of platform.

Execution

Pull forefoot of both feet up and back toward body as far as possible. Return by extending feet return to platform. Repeat.

Comments

When finished, engage dock lever (if it automatically disengaged), and lower seat to original position. Feet should be place highest position that still allows forefeet to make contact with platform. Keep knees straight throughout exercise. Exercise is performed on apparatus design to perform Hack Press. Also see similar movement performed on Sled Donkey Calf Machine.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

  • No significant stabilizers

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