Seated Calf Raise

Start: Sit at the end of a bench with the balls of your feet on a step, a wooden block, or a couple of phone books about a foot in front of you. Put a towel or sweatshirt over the tops of your knees and rest a barbell across them. Hold it there with your hands. With your torso erect, allow your heels to drop as low as they'll go.

Finish: Press back up to the balls of your feet. Pause then return to the starting position.

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