Standing Gastrocnemius Calf Stretch
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Calves (look at the image)
How to perform exercise
- Place your right heel on a step with your knee extended and lean forward to grab your right toe with your right hand. Your left knee should be slightly bent and your back should be straight.
- Support your weight on your left leg and place your left hand on your left thigh.
- Pull your right toes toward your knee until you feel a stretch in your calf.
Photos of the correct technique
What muscles work?
If the correct technique is followed, the following muscle groups work: Calves, and auxiliary muscles: Hamstrings
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