Bodyweight

Single Leg Bodyweight Calf Raise

Single Leg Bodyweight Calf Raise is an effective exercise for improving lower body strength and balance by targeting calf muscles. It helps in strengthening calves and building endurance by lifting the body off the ground on one toe.
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Single Leg Bodyweight Calf Raise instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand on one foot, leaning slightly against a wall or holding onto a stable object for balance if needed.
2
Slowly raise your heel off the ground to the highest point that is comfortable.
3
Hold this position for a moment to feel the stretch in your calf muscle.
4
Lower your heel back down in a controlled manner to the ground. This completes one rep.
5
Repeat this process with the other leg for the programmed number of reps.
Stand on one foot, leaning slightly against a wall or holding onto a stable object for balance if needed.
Slowly raise your heel off the ground to the highest point that is comfortable.
Hold this position for a moment to feel the stretch in your calf muscle.
Lower your heel back down in a controlled manner to the ground. This completes one rep.
Repeat this process with the other leg for the programmed number of reps.
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