University Recreation


BOSU Standing Calf Raise

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Calves
Secondary Muscles: Anterior Tibialis
Body Area: Legs
Modality Types: Free Weights Free Weights, Body Weight Body Weight
Equipment: Barbell, Dumbbells, Bosu Ball

BOSU Standing Calf Raise BOSU Standing Calf Raise

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Stand on BOSU and balance yourself, ask for assistance if needed
  • There should be a slight over hang of your heels off the BOSU
  • Rise up on your toes as far as possible
  • Hold the contraction briefly, then slowly return to the starting position


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