We demonstrate a number of calf muscle stretches above. Stretching the calf
muscles can help to prevent a whole range of lower limb injuries.
The calf is actually two muscles: the gastrocnemius, and the deeper muscle,
soleus. Both of these muscles insert into the Achilles tendon at the back of the
May 7, 2011 ... The gastrocnemius and soleus muscles attach to the leg below the knee and
above the ankle respectively, and when you stretch these muscles ...
Mar 2, 2010 ... Stretches for the Gastroc and Soleus muscles in the calf that connect the knee to
Diagram and description of the Calf Stretch - gastrocnemius - to increase
flexibility of the ankle joint.
Calf stretches can really help reduce knee pain and improve flexibility. The calf is
made up of two muscles on the back of your lower leg, gastrocnemius (which ...
Jan 20, 2016 ... The calves are one of the most overused and overlooked muscles in the body,
and if you wear heels, run regularly, or both, stretching your ...
(916) 925-8111. Gastrocnemius and Soleus Muscle Stretching Exercises.
Exercise Prescription for Gastrocnemius/Soleus Stretching: Sessions per day =
(Main muscles involved: Gastrocnemius, Soleus, Tibialis Posterior). The following
calf stretches are designed to improve the flexibility of the calf muscles (Figure ...
Gastrocnemius Stretch. Teaching Points. Stand with one leg far in front of the
other; Keep the back heel flat on the floor; Bend the front leg and keep the back