5x25 Leg Lifts, and 5x5 Calf Raises everyday

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  1. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Too much to do everyday?
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    calf Raises I do at 250lbs Standing and 205 Sitting
     
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    Do you do the standing on a smith machine?
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Yea
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    On leg days I ussually do 305 Calf Raises
     
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    I never do any low rep calf work. I've been doing 3 x 15 @ 205 lately. I'll have to give it a shot.

    I don't think it'd be bad to do calf work every day or every other day though. From what I understand, smaller muscles and muscles you use alot recover faster.
     
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    How do you do the leg lifts??
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Why are you doing high reps for abs, and low reps for calves?
     
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    Do 5x5 with a straight leg instead all the way up until your knees touch your chest instead.:bigthumb:

    Or build up to it.
     
  11. nosnikliw0

    nosnikliw0 I am the cheese.

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    that would take some crazy strength and flexibility

    :bowdown:
     
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    How do you guys do your seated calf raises? What i mean by this is do you push up so far that you're on tip toes? Or just Enough to move the weight back up?
     
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    till my calves are fully flexed, then I lower all the way.
     
  14. shastaisforwinners

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    read this... my calves have always been rather large (comparatively speaking), but this made them really respond more than anything else. The 4 second pause at the bottom is the key.

     
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    Cool. Gotta try that this week.
     
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    :bigthumb:

    do it for a month or so and you should see some nice improvements.
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Yea Im already doing that for the most part. I have 19" Calves :cool:
     
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    Anyone know how I can do seated calf raises without having the machine for it? Does doing them on the leg press work the soleus?
     
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    Leg press is fine... I actually don't really care for seated calf raises, I prefer to do calves on the leg press and hammer strength V-squat machines.
     
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    :ugh: They were just 18.5 inch yesterday, now they're 19 inch? You have some pretty fast growing calves.
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    My left is 18.5 my right is 19"
     
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