In this home workout article, I’m going to lead you through a 5 minute calf workout that will tone and sculpt your calves. You don’t need any equipment but you may want a wall, a counter, or a chair beside you just for balance. Other than that, just make sure that you can see your screen so you can follow along with me and without further ado, let’s get to it.
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10 Exercise for Calf Workout to Sculpt Claves
Time: 10 minutes
Equipment: No Equipment
Good for: Tone, and Calves Sculpt
Instruction: For each exercise, perform it for 30-45 seconds and take a 15-second rest. Once you’ve completed it, continue to the next exercise.
Begin in a parallel position, with your toes pointing forward, coming all the way up and all the way down, spending as little time as possible at the bottom, and making sure your legs are straight and you’re coming all the way up on those toes. Continue for 30 seconds, and take a 15 second rest, then move to the next exercise.
Parallel With Plie
You’re going to do the same thing, except this time you’re going to hold your rise. You’re going to plie then send the heels down to the floor and stretch. Put it up, send the heels down and stretch. Continue for 45 seconds, and take a 15-second rest, then move to the next exercise.
Single Leg Raises Right
now you may need something for balance because we’re going to do single leg exercises so you’re going to choose a side we’re going to do 30 seconds each leg make sure that you’re hooking this back heel to the back of your leg it should be glued and then think of this being a straight line so you’re not swinging your body over to the right to come up everything just comes straight up and straight down up and down make sure you’re coming all the way up on those toes stretch that leg
Single Leg Raises Right Left
Spend as little time at the bottom as possible. You want to focus on that upward motion. After that take a 15-second rest, then move to the next exercise.
Parallel Bent Leg Raises
You’re going to come up on the toes, bend, stretch, and stretch well from here. Hold your plie, drop the heels and bring them up. Make sure you’re coming all the way up on those toes. Continue for 45 seconds, and take a 15-second rest, then move to the next exercise.
First Position Rise
This time you’re going to be in first position, so your heels are together and your toes are facing away from each other. Coming up and down for 30 seconds, squeeze those inner thighs together as you bring the heels down.
Second Position Rise With Plie
Good step the feet apart. You’re going to plie rise up, stretch and lower bend, stretch and lower. Continue for 30 seconds Both, and take a 15-second rest, then move to the next exercise.
Second Position Rise
We’re going to stay in that same second position, so legs further apart, heels are together, toes are apart. You’re going to come all the way up, all the way down. Nice and simple. Here we go squeeze those inner thighs together all the way up on those toes, stretch those legs. Continue for 30 seconds, and take a 15-second rest, then move to the next exercise.
First Positions Hold
We’re getting ready to hold, but we’re going to hold in first position, so bring the heels together all the way up and hold squeeze You can do it. Imagine there’s a zipper in between your two legs. You’re squeezing those inner thighs together. We’re holding 15 more seconds. Embrace the burn. We’re almost done all the way up on those toes and lower. Continue for 30 seconds, and take a 15-second rest, then move to the next exercise.
Best CALF Exercise
- Single Leg Raises
- Parallel Bent Leg
- Positions Rise
- First Positions Hold
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Good work, that is it. That’s a quick little five minute calf workout that you can throw in to the end of your leg day if you want, or if you just have five minutes in your day, this is a really great calf specific workout. I hope you guys enjoyed this one. Give it a thumbs up. If you did, let me know how you enjoyed it.in the comments down below.