Your calf muscle plays an important role in your leg health. It is important during walking, as well as activities that involve running and jumping. It is very susceptible to muscle strain injuries, which makes it an important focus in building muscle strength and flexibility. This exercise will help build your calf muscles, while preventing future muscle strains and injury.
PLIE SQUAT CALF RAISES
Proper Form: Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, toes turned out, with hands on hips. Squat until your legs are parallel to the floor. While staying in the squat lift both heels off the ground and hold for 2 seconds, slowly lower your heels back down. Repeat desired reps.
Muscles Being Worked: Thigh muscles (quadriceps) and calf muscles.
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