Exercise Detail

Machine Calf Press - Legs Exercise

Start Position End Position
Third Position Muscle Groups

Primary Muscle Group Secondary Muscle Group Joint type
Gastrocnemius Soleus Isolation

Difficulty Equipment Needed
Basic Low (Machine)

START POSITION:  Using Leg Press machine, adjust foot position so that the ball of the foot is at the bottom of the foot pad.  Fully extend legs keeping knees only slightly bent.  MOVEMENT:  Slowly press against foot pad with base of foot, keeping knees slightly bent.  Return to starting position allowing calf to feel slight stretch.