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Barbell Calf Raise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Barbell Calf Raise.

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Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  Read more

How to Use the Seated Calf Raise Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles. The Setup Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang...  Read more

Road Rules: 10 Exercises Designed for Long Trips

Forty-two hours—that is the amount of time the average commuter spent in the car, according to research completed by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Whether it's a long commute or a cross-country road trip, there is no need to l...  Read more

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

My calves are achy the whole day despite not doing
Updated 7/22/2016 1:16:11 PM

My calves are achy the whole day despite not doing any leg exercises yesterday. Also, quite shocked and still not believing my quads are starting to become palpable despite my fatty thighs. I guess, thank you hip hop abs/p90x3 xD...  Read more

Question about water dumbbells and barbells
Updated 7/18/2016 7:39:31 PM

I have been using these dumbbells in the pool: They are foam and weigh .66 lbs. Can anyone tell my what these weights "weigh" under water? Are they equivalent to 5 lbs? 10 lbs? I know that it's quite a workout and I am seeing rapid progre...  Read more

Any advice about my tight calf muscles? I walk 10k daily and noticed I wake up with painfully sore
Updated 7/14/2016 7:41:14 AM

Any advice about my tight calf muscles? I walk 10k daily and noticed I wake up with painfully sore and tight calves. Help! #walking #sore #muscles...  Read more

Raising my (accountability) game
Updated 7/8/2016 6:09:50 PM

Hello! Long time listener, first time caller. My name is Meredith, and I'm from Missouri. I've been off and on this site for awhile and decided it was finally time to say howdy. When I first became a Spark peep it was after having one of those "...  Read more

Most know hubby on journey with me. We raise our g
Updated 6/27/2016 9:57:07 AM

Most know hubby on journey with me. We raise our grandson. He's visiting his mom but will be home next week. Picky eater ! How do I manage feeding him and keeping us on track. He's 14 and no weight problem. Help !...  Read more

Free exercise !!

Do calf raises while washing the dishes! The more dishes the more calf raises!...  Read more

Exercises to do while standing

For me when I find myself standing in line or standing around I tend to do a few exercises to pass the time and tighten up my legs. If standing in line somewhere I tend to do different types of calf raises, whether its legs together calf raises or fe...  Read more

Organic, Ethical, Local Eaters & Crunchy People

A place for like-minded crunchy people to get together to chat about organic, pastured, humanely raised, local, sustainable food and cooking....  Read more

6 Calf Exercises for More Shapely Legs

Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t...  Read more

8 Great Stability Ball Exercises

One of the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment found in the gym, or even in your own home, is the stability ball. Not only does it help you to build better core stabilization, while aiding in balance and flexibility, it also allows for a m...  Read more