- Place shoulders under padded bars. Position toes and balls
of feet on calf block with arches and heels extending off. Grasp
handles or sides of padded bars. Stand erect by extending hips
- Raise heels by extending ankles as high as possible. Lower
heels by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Repeat.
- Position sled 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. Also see exercise on alternative
apparatus with back pad.