Lever Bent Knee Calf Extension

Lever Bent Knee Calf Extension


Utility: Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Push



With seat close to lever platform or foot pedals, sit on seat. Position forefeet on lever platform or foot pedals. Grasp handles to sides. Push feet into lever platform or foot pedals to prevent knees from coming back during lift.


Push lever by extending ankles as far as possible. Return by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Repeat.


Movement is predominately Soleus. Gastrocnemius are in active insufficiency since knees are significantly bent. See Calf Exercise Analyses.

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