Lever Donkey Reverse Calf Raise

Lever Donkey Reverse Calf Raise


Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull



Position lower back and hips under upper lever pad. Place forearms on supports. Position heels on forward edge of platform.


Pull forefoot up and toward body as far as possible. Return by extending feet until toes are pointed away from body. Repeat.


Often bending significantly at hips as shown in Sled Reverse Donkey Calf Raise typically reduces range of motion at ankle during dorsal flexion. Position torso more upright as shown, effectively reduces bend at hip. See Dorsal Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.

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