In this series of videos, Coach Nicole demonstrates some of her favorite exercises--ones that she actually uses to stay in shape. This exercise adds a twist to traditional calf raises (also called heel raises) by adding a hop at the end to increase challenge. About the Calf Raise with Hop Exercise
- Fitness Level: Beginner to Advanced
- Equipment Needed: Dumbbell (optional) and a wall or chair for balance (optional)
- Type of Exercise: Strength training
- Muscles Worked: Calves
- Safety Tip: When hopping, keep your knee slightly bent and land softly on your feet.