Calf Stretch Exercise Guide
Calf Stretch is a none exercise that works your calves and soleus.
Calf Stretch is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your legs, lower body and lower legs.
It requires none to do.
How to do Calf Stretch
Face wall on both legs slightly twisted. Place fore foot on wall with heel on surface.
Stand up and step your left foot out in front of you. Place the heal of your left foot down on the floor and push your hips back as you bend down with a flat back. Reach your arms forwards and down to try and touch your left toes with your hands. Repeat on the right leg.
Actively lift your toes up and back towards your knee to increase the stretch on the calf muscle. You will also feel this stretch in your hamstrings.
Keep knee of stretched leg bent.
Learn how to do calf stretch from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for calf stretch may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for calf stretch are:
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|Muscles Worked||Gastrocnemius, Soleus|
|Difficulty Level(s)||Basic, Easy, Simple|
|Major Exercise||Single Leg Stretch|