Seated Calf Raises

Exercise Tips

  • Control the lift, do not wildly lift and
    drop the weight
  • Keep your back straight

Seated Calf Raises

This exercise targets your calves and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
2 Days a Week


Seated Calf Machine

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Calves

Equipment: Seated Calf Machine

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: High

Exercise Category: Calves

Starting Position: Position yourself on the seated calf machine, holding the handles and placing your feet on the platform, heels hanging off the edge.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly push down with your toes, raising your heels off the platform.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then inhale and slowly lower your heels back down to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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