Lever Seated Calf Raise

Lever Seated Calf Raise

Classification

Utility: Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Push

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat facing lever. Reach forward and pull hand lever toward body. Place forefeet on platform with heels extending off. Position lower thighs under lever pads. Release hand lever by pushing away from body. Place hands on top of thigh pads.

Execution

Raise heels by extending ankles as high as possible. Lower heels by bending ankles until calves are stretched. Repeat.

Comments

Movement is predominately Soleus. Gastrocnemius are in active insufficiency since knees are significantly bent. See mount and dismount and Calf Exercise Analyses.

Muscles

Target

Synergists

Stabilizers

  • No significant stabilizers

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