Calves Week 2

This week we’re targeting the gastrocnemius with standing calf raises. This muscle is the visible one at the back of your legs—the “diamonds.” I’ve put together this program to help you improve the cut, clarity and carats of your diamonds.


* Don’t forget that you can train another body part when you’re on this plateau-buster series for calves. I recommend an upper body move such as chest, shoulders or triceps so long as you train calves first.

* Don’t pause at the bottom for standing calf raises; only pause at the top where you’re contracting your gastrocs. Check out my video to see more about the rhythm of this exercise.

* To keep yourself hydrated consume Hydra-Charge® and make certain to get in at least a gallon of water on each of your training days.



Standing calves raises

10 Sets / 10 Reps

1 minute of rest between sets.


TIP: You can also include moves that improve the size and definition of your tibialis. A good choice is tibialis weighted toe raises.


Check out my video for detailed tips on how to perform standing calf raises.

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