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Calf Raise Machine

Calf muscle

Coach's Tips

It is a machine workout that intensively trains calf muscles and adds weight to it!

How to

Starting Position

1. Adjust the machine to your height. You should be in a standing position with your feet hip-width apart, your toes pointing forward and your arms gripping the handles on the side of the machine. 2. Position your shoulders in a relaxed position and keep your back straight with your chest up. 3. Lift your heels off the platform and balance your weight on your toes.

Proper Form

1. Slowly lower your heels by bending your ankles and flexing your calves. 2. Keep your knees slightly bent throughout the exercise. 3. Once your calves are fully stretched, hold the position for a second. 4. Push through your toes, contracting your calves to raise your heels off the platform. 5. Repeat the exercise, keeping the movement controlled throughout.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower your heels and exhale as you raise them.

Precautions

1. Make sure you keep your back straight and avoid arching it. 2. Don_ swing your body or use momentum to lift the weight. 3. Don_ lock your knees at the top of the movement. 4. Don_ allow your heels to touch the platform when you lower them.

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