Calf Exercises can be a great complement to any fitness and workout program, but they are often neglected by most people.
The calfs are the biggest muscles that influence the ankles, so they really contribute to overall ankle strength. In addition to contributing to balance, the calf muscles are important for walking, running, and jumping.
The calf muscles main action is pointing the toes (plantar flexion) or standing on your tippy toes.
Here are some of the best exercises to strengthen your calfs.
In addition to traditional weight lifting exercises, you can include plyometric exercise in your workout to strengthen your calf muscles.
Plyometric Exercises are basically jumping exercises, and plyometrics are essential for developing speed and vertical leap.
Killer Calf Workout #1
1 Leg Calf Raises on a Step
Killer Calf Workout #2
Seated Calf Raises, Standing Calf Raises, and 1 Leg Calf Raises