This exercise uses a simple rocking motion to strengthen the calves.

Muscle group: Legs


Stand with a bar across your shoulders.

With your feet flat on the floor, lift your feet up and forward as if you are performing a calf raise and then rock back onto your ankles so your toes are flexed and off the floor.

Return to starting position.


Wear running or cross training shoes while performing this exercise.

Try performing this exercise without weight to become familiar with the movement,

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