- Place shoulders under padded lever. Position toes and balls
of feet on top of calf block with arches and heels extending
off. Grasp handles or sides of padded lever. Stand erect by extending
hips and knees.
- Raise heels by extending ankles as high as possible. Lower
heels by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Repeat.
- If possible, position lever just below lowest range of motion.
Keep knees straight throughout exercise or bend knees slightly
only during stretch. Quadriceps serve as synergists muscle if
knees are bent slightly during stretch. See Calf