Seated Dumbbell Toe Raise

The seated dumbbell toe raise is an isolation exercise that targets then entire lower leg. The seated position ensures maximum isolation of the target area.


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    Sit at the end of a bench with your feet off the floor and your legs fully extended in front of you. Place a dumbbell between your feet, squeezing them together to ensure the dumbbell doesn't fall out.
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    Begin by flexing your toes towards your body. Pause, then extend your toes away from your body.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Keep your torso stationary throughout the movement.
  • Don't let your knees create the motion. Instead, focus on your lower legs doing the work.
  • Perform the move slowly and avoid using momentum.