Lever Bent Knee Seated Calf Extension

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Lever Bent Knee Seated Calf Extension

Instructions

Preparation

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.

Execution

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

Comments

Movement is predominately Soleus. Gastrocnemius are in active insufficiency since knees are significantly bent.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

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