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Leg Exercises - Single Leg Calf Raise
Primary Muscles: Gastocnemius and Soleus
Secondary Muscles: Core stability musculature for balance
  1. Stand with one foot on the edge of a step. The balls of your feet and toes should be the only parts of your foot on the platform. Use a wall to balance with if you need it.
  2. Lift your heels by pressing up through your toes contracting your calf muscles.
  3. Slowly lower your heels to the neutral starting position.

Helpful Hint:
Stop your heels from dropping below the plane of the step. This prevents tendinitis in the Gastrocsoleus tendon. This exercise can be performed on the ground as well.

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