Lever 45° Reverse Calf Press (plate loaded)

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Lever 45° Reverse Calf Press (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat with back on padded support. Place feet very high on platform, grasp handles to sides, and extend knees.

Execution

Pull forefoot back toward body as far as possible while pushing platform with heels. Return feet down to platform and repeat.

Comments

Feet may be moved up higher on platform if bottom of forefoot can still remain on platform with knees straight and back of hips can remain on back pad. The angle of back pad may be lowered back to keep back of hips on lower portion of back pad. Keep knees straight throughout exercise.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

  • No significant stabilizers

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