Exercise Guide

Calf Raise, One-Legged, Standing

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optional:Step, Kettlebells (2)
Variations available (4)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • stand upon one foot
  • the foot can be turned outwards a bit (about 5 degrees)
  • hook the other foot into the hollow of the knee
  • put your hands to the hips or a wall

Correct Execution

  • lift your heel slowly as high as you can
  • the tiptoes do not move
  • hold the position for two seconds
  • the knee joint remains stretched
  • go back to the starting position slowly
  • switch the foot and repeat several times

tips for the workout

  1. put a plank under the ball of your foot
  2. use the bigger range of the motion to make the calf workout more effective
  3. you can also put on a filled backpack to increase the resistance for the feet
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Related exercise lists:

Calves, Lower Leg, Legs, Strength