Calf stretches help ease the tension in your calf muscles from running, walking and climbing stairs. If you have been diligently doing your stretches, then good! If not, now is the time to start.
I will show you several stretching exercises you can do. Remember that it is entirely up to you which one you feel like trying. At the end of the day, all of them help you to achieve one simple thing - flexible calf muscles.
Keep in mind that when you attempt the exercises, you should feel the stretch in your calf. Should you feel the pull anywhere else, there is a high chance that you are doing it wrongly. Stop the exercise, read through the instructions one more time, and try again.
This is similar to the wall stretch, except you prop yourself by placing your hands on the knee of the leg placed in front.
This is my personal favourite out of all the calf stretches! Give it a go! You will love it. If it hurts, you should do it even more often to help loosen your muscles.
This is only one of the stretches that I don't really fancy, but hey, if you enjoy it, then I'm glad that I shared it with you!
I hope that I have given you enough examples of the various calf stretches that you can do. Stretching is incredibly important, to prevent those painful muscle cramps and spasms. Start stretching today and you might feel better doing your day-to-day activities.
I simply cannot emphasize enough how important it is to stretch on top of your regular exercises. Therefore, do not procrastinate any longer and start flexing and lengthening those muscles!
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