Lever Seated Reverse Calf Press

Lever Seated Reverse Calf Press

Classification

Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull

Instructions

Preparation

Place seat away from platform. Sit on seat with lower back against padding and place feet very high on platform. Grasp handles to sides and straighten 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 contact 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. Also see on alternative machine. See Dorsal Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

  • No significant stabilizers

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