Sled 45° Calf Press

Sled 45° Calf Press

Classification

Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Push

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat with back on padded support. Place feet on platform. Grasp handles to sides and extend hips and knees. Place toes and balls of feet on lower portion of platform with heels and arches extending off.

Execution

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

Comments

Reposition stance if feet slip. Keep knees straight throughout exercise or bend knees slightly only during stretch. Quadriceps serve as synergists muscle if knees are bent slightly during stretch. Movement can also be performed on Bilateral 45° Leg Press apparatus. See Calf Exercise Analyses.

Muscles

Target

Synergists

Stabilizers

  • No significant stabilizers

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