Seated Calf Raises


Muscle Worked



  • Sit on seat of machine and adjust pads so that they rest snug on the lower part of your quadriceps (above your knee).
  • Put the balls of your feet on the foot board about hip-width apart.
  • Raise up on toes and release safety stop.
  • Lower heels to the lowest possible comfortable position.
  • Raise up on toes as high as possible and hold for a quick second while flexing your calve muscles.
  • Return to the starting position in a slow, controlled manner.
  • Don't shorten the height that you raise up. Be sure to rise up as high as possible and flex your calf.