Lower Legs Exercise Database -> Smith Machine Toe Raise


Smith Machine Toe Raise

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Smith Machine Toe Raise

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Lower Legs

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Isolation

Equipment : Machine - Strength , Bench

Difficulty : Beginner

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Targeted Muscle Group

Lower Legs

How To Perform Exercise

Steps :

1.) Start off setting up a smith machine with the amount of weight that you would like to perform for this exercise and placing either a step or block underneath the bar.

2.) Position yourself underneath the bar so that the bar is racked on the top of your back muscles.

3.) Step up on the block or step with both of your feet so that your heels are rested upon the platform.

4.) Release the bar from the rack and slowly lower your toes down towards the floor, then elevate your toes up towards the ceiling as far as possible squeezing your calf.

5.) Hold for a count then return back to the starting position.

6.) Repeat for as many reps and sets as desired.