Seated Calf Raise Machine

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Seated Calf Raise Machine End Position Fit Drills Exercise

Preparation

Set the weight according to the plan. Adjust the height of the leg pad to allow picking up the weight shortly above the start position. Sit on the seat and position the front feet on the foot platforms. Pull back the leg pads to position them on the tighs behind the knees

Start Position

The heels hang down below the toes as far as the flexibility of the ankles allows. The muscles on the back of the lower leg feel a slight stretch. Push your heels up and press the thighs against the leg pads to engage the muscles on the back of your lower legs

Move

Press the toes down into the foot platforms. Lift the heels up. Imagine standing on the toes

End Position

Raise the heels as high as possible. Hold this position for a moment and try to lift them even higher once again

Move

Lower the heels back to the floor. Keep the front foot safely on the foot platform. Engage the muscles on the back of the lower leg on the way down to make the movement slow and controlled

Repeat

Back to the start position. Repeat for the planned number of times

Purpose

Build strong calfs. Strengthen the lower legs
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