- Place cable belt or dip belt around waist. Kneel before low
pulley and attach it to cable. Stand and position heel on forward
edge of platform. Raise other leg off block. Grasp support bar
- Pull forefoot up toward body as far as possible. Return by
extending feet until toes are pointed downward. Repeat.
- A short chain may be used to add length to cable so belt
can be more easily attached to cable as long as it is short enough
to allow full range of motion. Calf block or exercise step that
will not overturn can be used as platform. Keep knees and hips
straight throughout exercise. The exercise can be made more difficult
by positioning heels closer to edge of platform. See Dorsal
Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.
- No significant stabilizers