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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

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

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

How to Use the Stair Stepper

If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha...  Read more

I have muscular thighs and calves, too. I accept t
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I have muscular thighs and calves, too. I accept this: I will never have a "thigh gap", but I can improve the way my legs look by lifting weights, doing some cardio, and eating correctly....  Read more

Did my calf measurement this morning and I officia
Updated 4/12/2015 8:10:39 AM

Did my calf measurement this morning and I officially made it to standard calf boot size! Might not be huge for some people but for me its huge! I've always wanted to be able to wear cute high calf boots and it's going to be a reality soon! :)...  Read more

Pulled my calf muscle. Any one have any home remed
Updated 4/8/2015 8:11:22 PM

Pulled my calf muscle. Any one have any home remedies, besides r.i.c.e.?...  Read more

Back from Vacation - Exercise to lower calf size
Updated 4/8/2015 9:55:13 AM

I've been doing really well with my exercises. I've mixed it up between treadmill, elliptical, stationery bike, running outside, ab work, squats, etc.. Just came back from a mini vacation, and I only gained .6 lbs... definitely call that a win!...  Read more

I'll see you and raise you another cup.
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I'll see you and raise you another cup....  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