Calf raise (double leg)

Strength exercise for the calf complex

- lower leg muscles
- Achilles tendon

Proper form

Have hands by your side if you're using dumbbells, and you're going to lift up onto the balls of your feet.

Lift up, squeeze the calves, and down. Make sure while you're doing this that you're keeping your shoulders back, your core is tight, and you're standing straight, nice and tall.

Come up, hold for about one, two seconds, and then just come down.

Do this for about 15 to 20 reps.


- use dumbbels

- put your hand on your hips or behind your head

- use a wall or chair for stability

- use a box, a step or your chairs for more range of motion

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