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Stretching the calf muscles

(1) Starting position

(2) Shift your weight to your front foot and hold it there

Instructions

(1-2) Assume a lunge position, keeping your rear leg straight. Place your hands on the thigh of your slightly bent front leg and shift your weight more and more onto the front foot until you can’t go any further. Keep your rear leg extended out behind you. (3) Stay in this position for 20-30 seconds and then switch legs.

 

Repetition: 3 x 30 seconds per leg  

Objective

    • Stretch the calf muscles

    • Relax the Achilles tendon