Barbell Calf Raises
How to do Barbell Calf Raises
1. Carefully load the barbell onto your shoulders, keeping a firm grip with your hands on either side throughout the entire motion
2. Stand strong, with your feet placed at slightly narrower than shoulder-width apart and a slight bend at the knee
3. Using your calf muscles, slowly elevate your body so that your weight is transferred onto the balls of your feet, just below your toes
4. Hold this high point briefly before lowering your body back to the starting position
What muscles do Barbell Calf Raises work?
The primary muscles used in Barbell Calf Raises are the Calves.