Single-Leg Standing Dumbbell Calf Raise


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    Grab a dumbbell in one hand and stand with the balls of your feet on a weight plate. Lift one foot off of the plate and cross it behind your calf. The dumbbell should be on the same side as your supporting leg.
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    Press the ball of your foot into the plate and raise yourself up as high as possible before returning to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Make sure to drop your heel as far as possible to achieve the greatest stretch.
  • Keep your supporting leg straight throughout the movement.
  • Be sure to squeeze the calf at the peak extension of the movement.