in Calves Exercise
Main Muscle Worked: Calves
Adjust the height of the barbell of the Smith Machine according to your height. Load it with weights. Place a block or plate below the barbell of the Smith Machine.
Step on the plate or block with only the balls of your feet touching it. Your heels should be extended off.
Lean a little forward and let the handle of the barbell touch the back of your shoulders.
Hold the handle with both hands on each side. Your palms should be facing forward.
Rotate the barbell to unrack it. Keep your knees straight while doing this exercise. This is your starting position.
Raise your heels as high as you can. Continue until your calves are fully contracted. Exhale as you do this.
Pause for a moment and slowly lower your heels until you’re back to your starting position. Inhale as you do this.
Repeat until the recommended amount of repetitions is achieved.
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