HOW: Begin elevating one leg and placing one foot on an elevated surface with your heel off the ledge. Raise your heels as high as you can and slowly lower yourself.
FEEL: You will feel the calf muscles working with this exercise. You should feel a stretch in the calf when you are at the bottom.
COMPENSATION: Avoid allowing the knee to bend with this exercise, keep your knees straight for the entirety of this exercise. Do not let your ankle “roll out”. You should feel even pressure between the inside and outside of the balls of your foot.