Standing Dumbbell Calf Raise

Standing dumbbell calf raise increases strength of the calve muscles in the lower leg.

Instructions

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    With a dumbbell in each hand, rest the ball of each foot on a weight plate. Keep your torso upright and rest your heels firmly on floor.
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    Press the balls of your feet into the weight plate and rise up on your toes as high as possible. Pause, then lower back to starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Squeeze your calves at the top of the movement.
  • Lower back to the starting position slowly to feel a full stretch in your calves.
  • Don't bend your knees to provide momentum as you rise onto your toes.