Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch Exercise Guide

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Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch is a bodyweight exercise that works your soleus.

Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your legs, lower body and lower legs.

It requires no equipment to do.

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How to do Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch

Setup

Walk with one leg well forward and other leg bent back with legs high. All feet are placed straight forward.

Exercise

Squat down by flexing both knees just before rear heel raises off floor. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite leg.

Tips

  • Keep both feet flat on floor. Upper body may be keep upright. Experiment with positioning feet further apart so minimum bending of knees are required.

Muscles Worked

The muscles used for lunging bent knee 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 lunging bent knee calf stretch are:

Primary Muscles

  • Soleus

Synergyst Muscles

Frequently Asked Questions

What muscles does Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch work?
Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch works soleus.
What is Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch good for?
Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch is beneficial for conditioning, for stretching and to strengthen. It works the best for legs, lower body and lower legs, as it works soleus. Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch is a great bodyweight exercise for men, men over 50, women and women over 50.
Is Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch a good exercise?
Lunging Bent Knee Calf Stretch is a popular bodyweight exercise for soleus.

Training, Progressions and Regressions

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Standards and Averages

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Alternatives

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Variations

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Classification

Type(s) Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength
Muscles Worked Soleus
Difficulty Level(s) Moderate
Equipment No Equipment
Location At Gym, At Home, Outdoor
Major Exercise Calf Stretch

Muscles Worked

Target muscle(s) Soleus
Synergyst muscle(s)

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