- Position bar upper chest height and place calf block under
bar. Position back of shoulders under bar and grasp bar to sides.
Position heels on forward edge of calf block. Disengage bar by
rotating bar back. Stand erect with knees and hips straight.
- 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. The exercise
can be made more difficult by positioning heels closer to edge
of platform. See Dorsal
Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.
- No significant stabilizers