Calf Raise Three Ways:Stand with balls of feet on bottom step of a staircase, heels hanging over edge, hands on hips. Turn toes inward. Lift heels high, then lower them slightly below level of step. Do 15 to 20 reps. Next, turn toes out 45 degrees; repeat. With toes forward, stand on left leg only, bending right leg behind you; repeat lifts. Do 15 to 20 reps. Switch legs; repeat. Do 2 to 3 sets of series. Calf Workout, Legs Workout, Fit Magazines, Help Tones, Workout Exerci, Legs Exerci, Calf Raised, Leg Work Outs, Leg Workouts
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Don't Neglect Your Calves Try adding this calf workout 1-2 times/wk: Bodyweight calf raises -- 3 sets of 15-25 reps @ 3-2-1 tempo (1 sec up, 2 sec hold, 3 sec down). 30 sec rest between sets. Single-leg calf raise -- 5 sets of 15-25 reps @ 3-2-1 tempo. 15 sec rest between sets. (use 10 pound weight in each hand)
Three-Way Lunge Targets butt, quads, inner thighs, and hamstrings Stand with feet hip-width apart, hands clasped in front of chest. Lunge forward with left leg (knees bent 90 degrees); return to start. Lunge left leg out to left, toes facing forward, and bend left knee 90 degrees. Return to start. Lunge backward with left leg to complete 1 rep. Repeat sequence with right leg. Do 2 to 3 sets of 15 to 20 reps, alternating sides.