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Position shoulders under shoulder pads with back against back pad. Position feet far forward on platform. Grasp handles or sides of padded lever.
Pull forefeet up toward body as far as possible. Return by extending feet until toes are pointed downward. Repeat.
Feet may be moved up higher on platform if bottom of forefoot can still contact platform with knees straight. Bring feet no further forward than back half of feet remaining on platform. Keep knees and hips straight throughout exercise. See Dorsal Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.