How To Do Seated Calf Raise???


Want to learn how to do Seated Calf Raise? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.

 

WHAT IS SEATED CALF RAISE?

This exercise helps in working out your  Calves

 

WHAT MUSCLES DOES SEATED CALF RAISE WORKOUT?

Primary muscle: Calves are the primarily benefited muscles by performing this exercise.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES SEATED CALF RAISE USE?

Calf Raise Machine is used for this exercise.

 

HOW TO DO SEATED CALF RAISE?

Performing the 5 steps below, you will be able to do this exercise properly:

  1. Be seated on a calf raise machine and fix your upper thighs under the top pad. Make sure the pad is resting just above your knees.
  2. Now position your feet balls on the foot plate.
  3. Lower your heels as far as possible, while maintaining the position of your feet balls.
  4. Now steadily raise your heels as if standing on your toes. Keep going as far as possible until you feel a stretch in your lower calves. Hold for a count of one.
  5. Slowly come back to the starting position and repeat.

 

WHAT IS THE ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF PERFORMING SEATED CALF RAISE?

If you do not have a foot plate available, you can use barbell plates instead. These barbell plates are placed beneath the machines to increase the range of motion.

 

WHAT IS THE DIFFICULTY LEVEL OF PERFORMING SEATED CALF RAISE?

This exercise is Moderate to Hard to perform.

 

WHO ALL CAN PERFORM SEATED CALF RAISE?

Anyone can perform this exercise.

 

WHAT OTHER EXERCISES BENEFIT THE SAME PRIMARY MUSCLES AS SEATED CALF RAISE DOES?

Yes, Following are the 4 exercises which benefits the same primary muscles as this exercise does:

  1. High Box Jump
  2. Straight-Leg Calf Stretch
  3. Barbell Step-up
  4. Standing Dumbbell Calf Raise

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