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How To Raise A Calf Resources

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Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  Read more

How to Use the Seated Calf Raise Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles. The Setup Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang...  Read more

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

How to Use the Stair Stepper

If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha...  Read more

Tomorrow is weigh in! I've had a week raised activ
Updated 11/18/2015 10:15:53 AM

Tomorrow is weigh in! I've had a week raised activity level some! But I had a big piece of German Chocolate Cake last night! After I ate it I felt nauseous! So no more of it!...  Read more

A pulled calf muscle has cancelled my run today, w
Updated 11/16/2015 3:53:03 PM

A pulled calf muscle has cancelled my run today, which is fine with me since it's raining and cold. I may take my little guy to the mall to walk so we can get out of the house...  Read more

Thirsty Thursday my peeps....Raise those cups and
Updated 11/12/2015 10:50:24 AM

Thirsty Thursday my peeps....Raise those cups and Drink...Drink...Drink!!!!💗.......Water that is.....😄...  Read more

Just got a full dollar raise!
Updated 11/10/2015 9:21:34 PM

Just got a full dollar raise!...  Read more

Anyone deal with severe cramping of the calves or
Updated 11/9/2015 3:53:12 PM

Anyone deal with severe cramping of the calves or more specifically the sides of the calves? It hurts so bad and I feel like I get club foot where I can't pick up my foot easily. What helps? What causes?...  Read more

Free exercise !!

Do calf raises while washing the dishes! The more dishes the more calf raises!...  Read more

Exercises to do while standing

For me when I find myself standing in line or standing around I tend to do a few exercises to pass the time and tighten up my legs. If standing in line somewhere I tend to do different types of calf raises, whether its legs together calf raises or fe...  Read more

Organic, Ethical, Local Eaters & Crunchy People

A place for like-minded crunchy people to get together to chat about organic, pastured, humanely raised, local, sustainable food and cooking....  Read more

6 Calf Exercises for More Shapely Legs

Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t...  Read more

8 Great Stability Ball Exercises

One of the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment found in the gym, or even in your own home, is the stability ball. Not only does it help you to build better core stabilization, while aiding in balance and flexibility, it also allows for a m...  Read more