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Exercise Demonstrations

Calf Raises with Chair

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Calf Raises with Chair Exercise

Starting Position

Stand facing a wall or back of chair and lightly hold onto it with fingertips to aid balance. Legs should be shoulder-width apart and straight. Do not lock knees.

Action

EXHALE: Raise up on balls of feet, and hold for 2 seconds.

INHALE: Return to start position and repeat.

Special Instructions

Try not to let heels touch or rest on ground between repetitions unless necessary. As you progress, use one foot at a time.

Muscles Worked: Calves