Sled Lying Reverse Calf Press (plate loaded)

Sled Lying Reverse Calf Press (plate loaded)

Classification

Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull

Instructions

Preparation

Position sled away from platform. Lie supine on sled with shoulders against pad 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

If sled bottoms out on dock lever, disengage it to allow full range of motion. Feet may be moved up higher on platform if bottom of forefoot can still remain on platform with knees straight. Keep knees straight throughout exercise. See Dorsal Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

  • No significant stabilizers

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