Exercises With Mat For Calves

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Best 10 Exercises With Mat For Calves

by Valerie Zeller Valerie Zeller

Warrior Pose 2
Warrior Pose 2
Warrior Pose 2

Warrior Pose 2

Warrior 2 Pose is a standing strength pose meant to energize the body and mind, increasing concentration and stamina. The posture strengthens the legs as it opens up the chest and hips.

How to do Warrior Pose 2

  • Start by laterally walking with your left leg so both legs are around 3 feet away from each other.

  • Then lunge through the right leg at around a 90 degree angle at the joint holding the left leg straight.

  • Extend all of the limbs straight forward so that they become flat in the shoulder axis.

  • Keep this place for 5 to 15 seconds, move back to the starting spot, switch sides and repeat.

Chair Pose
Chair Pose
Chair Pose

Chair Pose

Chair Pose is a standing yoga posture that tones the entire body, particularly the thighs. It involves sitting back as if you’re about to fall seated into a chair, but holding the position so your muscles stabilize and strengthen.

How to do Chair Pose

  • Walk upright and erect with your feet slightly broader than hipÂŃ-width apart with your arms by your backs.

  • Inhale and raise your arms next to your neck, extending them straight and parallel with wrists and fingers wide. Keep your head straight and back clear.

  • Exhale as you bent your legs, holding your elbows and ankles aligned. Lean your body forward to build a correct angle with the tops of your thighs. Hold your neck and ears in sync with your chest and back. Hold for 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Eagle Pose
Eagle Pose
Eagle Pose

Eagle Pose

Eagle Pose is a bodyweight exercise that works your abs, calves, deltoids, quadriceps, glutes and side deltoids and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, core, hips, legs, lower body, lower legs, shoulders, upper body, upper legs and waist. It requires no equipment to do.

How to do Eagle Pose

  • Begin by standing with your feet shoulder with apart, bending your left knee and extending your right leg up.

  • Using the strength of the right leg raising to curl it around the opposite while placing your left arm on top of your hand.

  • Keeping your elbows crossed, bring the backs of your hands towards each other and cross your wrists and forearms bringing your palms together.

  • In there raise your knees back so that they come off of your chest and spread your arms.

  • Hold this pose for 5 to 10 breaths and return back to the starting position.

  • Repeat this pose on the opposite side.

Forward Fold
Forward Fold
Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Forward Fold is a bodyweight exercise that works your calves and hamstrings and is a great easy move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, legs, lower body, lower legs and upper legs. It requires no equipment to do.

Standing Split
Standing Split
Standing Split

Standing Split

Standing Split is a none exercise that works your calves and hamstrings and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your legs, lower body, lower legs and upper legs. It requires mat to do.

Legs Extended Hand To Toe Sequence
Legs Extended Hand To Toe Sequence
Legs Extended Hand To Toe Sequence

Legs Extended Hand To Toe Sequence

Legs Extended Hand To Toe Sequence is a none exercise that works your calves, hamstrings and obliques and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, core, legs, lower body, lower legs, upper legs and waist. It requires mat to do.

Twisting Triangle
Twisting Triangle
Twisting Triangle

Twisting Triangle

Twisting Triangle is a none exercise that works your calves, hamstrings and obliques and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, core, legs, lower body, lower legs, upper legs and waist. It requires mat to do.

Threelegged Down Dog
Threelegged Down Dog
Threelegged Down Dog

Threelegged Down Dog

Threelegged Down Dog is a bodyweight exercise that works your calves, hamstrings, deltoids, rear deltoids, wrist flexors and side deltoids and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms, legs, lower body, lower legs, shoulders, upper body and upper legs. It requires no equipment to do.

How to do Threelegged Down Dog

  • Start off on all fours with your hands position shoulder width apart and fingers extended.

  • Lift your legs high in the air, leaving your feet flat on the floor and arms straight.

  • Push your face into the floor and then lift one of your legs way up in the air, while holding the other foot on the floor and shoulders at point.

  • Keep onto this place for 5 to 10 breaths and return the leg to starting point.

  • Do this pose on the opposite hip.

Half Bound Lotus
Half Bound Lotus
Half Bound Lotus

Half Bound Lotu

Half Bound Lotus is a none exercise that works your calves, hamstrings and lats and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your back, legs, lower body, lower legs and upper legs. It requires mat to do.

10. Pyramid

Pyramid
Pyramid
Pyramid

Pyramid

Pyramid is a none exercise that works your calves and hamstrings and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your legs, lower body, lower legs and upper legs. It requires mat to do.

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How many exercises with mat for calves are there?

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What muscles do these exercises target?

Most of the exercises work calves, hamstrings, quadriceps, deltoids and glutes.

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You can do most of these exercises either at gym or at home or outdoor.