Seated Barbell Calf Raise | Chris Johnson PT

The calf muscle complex plays a significant role in terms of running. Surprisingly, however, very few runners take the time to build strength and capacity of this muscle group. The soleus, which comprises a portion of the CMC, is particularly important for running considering that it is a single joint muscle coupled with the fact that the gastroc is typically on slack during running since the knee is never straight. This is a great exercise to challenge the CMC

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