We demonstrate a number of calf muscle stretches above. Stretching the calf
muscles can help to prevent a whole range of lower limb injuries.
Seven simple calf stretches to effectively stretch the two calf muscles, covering
both Soleus and Gastrocnemius stretches. Simple to follow instructions and ...
I am often prescribing calf stretches for people with tight calf muscles. ... The
gastrocnemius originates from above the knee so in order to stretch it the knee
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 ...
Oct 9, 2015 ... The soleus and gastrocnemius are two of the muscles in your calves and are
heavily involved in many of the exercises you perform each day.
Diagram and description of the Calf Stretch - gastrocnemius - to increase
flexibility of the ankle joint.
There are two main muscles in your calves – the gastrocnemius, which is easily
visible, and the lower soleus muscle that is hidden behind it. The gastrocnemius
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 ...
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 ...
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