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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.
Pull forefoot of both feet up and back toward body as far as possible. Return by extending feet return to platform. Repeat.
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. See Dorsal Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.
- No significant stabilizers