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Single Leg Calf Raises at Wall Exercise

Single Leg Calf Raises at Wall

Starting Position Stand tall facing a wall with back and legs straight and hands resting lightly on the wall for balance. Lift left foot off the ground so that all of your weight is on your right leg.

Action EXHALE: Raise your right heel off the ground as high as possible, shifting weight into the ball of your foot and holding wall for balance.

INHALE: Slowly lower to the starting position to complete one rep.

Finish all reps and switch sides.

Special Instructions Keep knee only slightly bent or else you will be placing too much emphasis on your quads.

Make it easier: Two-leg calf raises following the same instructions.

Muscles Worked: Calves

Exercise Categories: Advanced Lower Body Strength