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Barbell Standing Leg Calf Raise 101 Video Tutorial

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Barbell Standing Leg Calf Raise
Barbell Standing Leg Calf Raise

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Calves

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Barbell

Fitness Level

Advanced

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The barbell standing leg calf raise is an exercise targeting the calves. It is performed by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and a barbell held behind your neck. You then bend your knees slightly and raise your heels as high as you can, keeping your toes pointed forward. Hold the position for a second or two before lowering your heels back to the ground. This exercise can be performed for multiple sets of 8-12 repetitions.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

EQUIPMENT

Barbell

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Seated Calf Raise Machine

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Barbell

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Beginner