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Seated Calf Raise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Seated Calf Raise.

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

Road Rules: 10 Exercises Designed for Long Trips

Forty-two hours—that is the amount of time the average commuter spent in the car, according to research completed by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Whether it's a long commute or a cross-country road trip, there is no need to l...  Read more

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

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

How to Use the Stationary Bike

If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints. Types of Bikes...  Read more

Trying to raise my appetite and energy level with
Updated 4/30/2016 2:50:42 PM

Trying to raise my appetite and energy level with depression....  Read more

Anyone out there raising a grandchild?
Updated 4/23/2016 9:47:34 PM

Anyone out there raising a grandchild?...  Read more

Woohoo! Got my workout in today, raising lodgepole
Updated 4/21/2016 6:26:28 PM

Woohoo! Got my workout in today, raising lodgepoles & helping to repair my friends downed sundeck..back @ it again early in the morning to finish. No gym needed :)...  Read more

Nustep seated cross-trainer--calories burned?
Updated 4/19/2016 4:52:17 PM

I can't find the calorie count for this machine, and I was informed this morning at my gym that the calorie counters on the Nustep machines aren't accurate; in fact, the counts differ even between identical machines. I guess it's kind of like an Air...  Read more

So have you ever been in a room- like an auditorium- and look at the seats and decide to stand? I ac
Updated 4/5/2016 9:32:03 PM

So have you ever been in a room- like an auditorium- and look at the seats and decide to stand? I actually am standing because 1. I don't know if I would fit. 2. Who will look at me sitting. And 3. I might not fit in the seat... 😞😞...  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

10 Full Body Gym Exercises for the Beginner

Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym. If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al...  Read more