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The muscles of the Calves act to stabilize the ankles and feet as well as provide the power to push forward. The calves work to lift the heel when you run, walk and jump. If you are trying to increase your vertical jump, you need to strengthen your calves. There aren’t a lot of exercises for the calves since there is basically one motion. It is a 2 step process to build the calves. One is to do stretches to loosen and lengthen them, the other is to do calf raises to strengthen them.

Strengthening each aspect of the calvess will help in exercises for other sections of the body and ultimately enable lifting more weight. Do not be fixated in working on just one component of the arm unless it is actually weak or else you are minimizing your potential.

Click on the images below to find out more about the exercise. The same exercise may work multiple areas. To find an exercise routine that will maximize your gains, view the Routines page.


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Calve Raises

Legs
Calves

Calve Stretches

Legs
Calf Stretch

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