- Sit on machine with low back against padding and grasp handles
to sides. Position toes and
balls of feet on lower portion of platform or foot bar with arches
and heels extending off. Straighten knees.
- Raise heels by extending ankles as high as possible. Lower
heels by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Repeat.
- When finished, place feet back on platform, engage dock lever
(if it automatically disengaged), and lower seat to original
position. Keep knees straight throughout exercise or bend knees
slightly only during stretch. Quadriceps serve as synergists
muscle if knees are bent slightly during stretch.
- No significant stabilizers