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Calf Raise With Barbell, Seated

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required:Barbell or EZ Bar, Dumbbells (2) or Kettlebells (2)
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (4)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution

Starting Position

  • grasp a barbell or another aid named above
  • sit on a chair
  • bend the legs to 90 degrees and open the legs hip width
  • place the barbell behind your knees on the thighs and keep on holding it
  • the back is straightened

Correct Execution

  • now lift your heels as much as you can
  • do not let the weight roll away
  • hold the final position for a moment
  • afterwards, come back into the starting position without the heels touching the ground
  • repeat the exercise

tip for the workout

  • you can put a shelf under the balls of the feet to increase the range of motion