Sit on seat and position forefeet on lever platform or foot pedals. Grasp handles to sides and straighten knees.
Push lever by extending ankles as far as possible. Return by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Repeat.
Position seat to allow full range of motion. Reposition stance if feet slip. Keep knees straight throughout exercise or bend knees slightly only during stretch (as shown). Quadriceps serve as synergists muscle if knees are bent slightly during stretch. See Calf Exercise Analyses.
Also known as rotary calf extension. Exercise can also be performed alternative Lever Calf Extention apparatus.
- No significant stabilizers