A beautiful calf is usually shaped by the gastrocnemius muscle, however overall strength requires that you work on all of your muscles. These calf muscle exercises mostly target the soleus muscle and it is a great exercise for the end of your gams workout since you don’t have to worry about balance while sitting down.
This calf muscle exercise has the most potential for getting a deeper pull in the calf muscles and it gives your back a welcomed break since the added weight doesn’t press on your spine. Make sure to keep your hips and knees still and put all the movement in your ankles and you’ve got yourself a great strength-building exercise.
A simple calf muscle exercise that you can easily do at home or in the park, pogo jumps are a staple in any dynamic warm-up and they hit your calves hard. Make sure to keep your knees slightly bent and your hands in front of you at chest level and jump as fast and high as you can as if you’re jumping rope.
This calf muscle exercise is similar to the previous one, with the added value of increased intensity. Make sure to place one hand on the wall for balance, especially when doing it with a dumbbell in your hand.