Reverse Calf Raise

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Reverse Calf Raise

Instructions

Preparation

Position heels on forward edge of calf block or platform. Grasp support with other hand for balance.

Execution

Pull forefoot of both feet up toward body as far as possible. Return by extending feet until toes are pointed downward. Repeat.

Comments

Keep knees and hips straight throughout exercise.

Easier

Resistance can be reduced positioning heels further onto calf block or platform.

Harder

The exercise can be made more difficult by positioning heels closer to edge of platform or using only one foot. Dumbbell can also be held in one hand.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

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