Impersonal Trainers

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Seated Dumbbell Calf Raises

1. Sit on a flat bench or any sort of chair with your back upright.

2. Grasp a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing up (or palms facing inward), and place the backs of your hands (or the bottoms of the dumbbells) on top of your knees

3. You can also use a barbell for this exercise).

4. Push your toes down and raise your heels so that you are on your tippy toes (this initial upward movement should be quick and explosive).

5. Be sure to really flex your calves at the top of this movement for a one-count.

6. Return to the start position and repeat until failure.



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