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26 Jul 2005

Calf training
I have been gymming for 8months now but can't seem to get my calves to develop in line with the rest of my body.l am requesting a list of exercise best for developing calves
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01 Jan 0001

Dear King Jorge,

The best calf building exercises include calf raises with and without weights, seated leg press with your hips and knees bent just pressing on the platform with your toes, donkey raises bending your torso with a weight on your back and any cardio exercise where you are pushing off with your toes. Pointing your toes together will build the inner calf muscle and pointing your toes away from eachother will build the outer calf muscles.

It is difficult to build the calf muscles, so aim for high repetitions (15-20 reps) with a slow and controlled motion and make them really burn!

Good Luck
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