Popular exercises focusing on the calves include the single-leg calf raise, double-leg calf raise and the seated calf raise. According to WebMD, the key to toning and strengthening the calves is targeting the gastrocnemi... More »

Exercises that increase flexibility and strength, such as the standing calf stretch and the double-leg calf raise, help resolve calf pain, which is often caused by tightness and weakness in lower leg muscles and injuries... More »

Some good calf exercises for strengthening leg muscles are the bent-knee eccentric calf drop and the straight-knee eccentric calf drop. Calf exercises also include the calf-raise, the box step-up and the box step-down. More »

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