Here are some simple video static & dynamic stretching examples to learn how to stretch the calf! They are very effective to prevent and ease muscles cramps & muscular tension in your calf.
Make sure you add them to your exercise routine, especially if you love running or cycling. They can help you to prevent calf strain & improve your sports performance.
We recommend to include Dynamic Stretching at the beginning of your workouts. Dynamic stretches are active movements which help to warm up your joints safely, activate and loosen up your back muscles, improving flexibility and preventing injury.
On the contrary, Static stretches are usually held for 10 to 30 seconds and don't involve active movement. Therefore if your muscles are cold, don’t perform static stretches as you may pull some muscles, and only do them post-exercise.
We also recommend to learn how to use a foam roller as it can be highly effective to ease pain and tension in the body.
STAIR CALF STRETCH
CALF STRETCH WITH RESISTANCE BAND
HOW TO USE A FOAM ROLLER ON THE CALF
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