Calves (Gastrocnemius & Soleus) Exercises

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Wall Calf Stretch
Summary

This exercise is great for runners. It focuses on stretching the calf muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Calves
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Forward Lunges
Summary

This exercise is designed to work both your quads and your glutes. It is great to do before any kind of sport involving running, or just at the gym.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hamstrings, Quads, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Strength, Balance
Standing Squats (No Weights)
Summary

This exercise is designed to strengthen the legs and gluteal muscles. The squat is a great overall exercise that requires many stabilizing muscle groups as well.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Quads, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Strength, Balance, Dynamic Warm-Up
Hamstring and Lower Back Stretch
Summary

This exercise is designed to work your hamstring, but also stretches the lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Back: Lower
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates

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