Double Leg Calf Raise – Leg Press Machine

  • HOW: Sitting in the leg press machine, move the seat back as far as possible. Ideally you want to start with your knees as straight as possible..  Toes are facing up towards the ceiling and your feet are comfortable hip width apart Use the arms to stabilize the upper body and core. Press the machine as away from you using your toes. . Point and flex back and forth with the ankles. Repeat for the prescribed repetitions. 
  • FEEL: You should feel the back of the lower leg. Feel more tension at the top position and more stretch at the bottom. Can also feel work in the toes and feet. 
  • COMPENSATION: Do not let the knees bend. Do not let the legs rotate in or out.

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