Diamond Calves

Developing The Lower Legs

The Secret To Perfect Calfs

The seated calf machine is a wonderful exercise for building the soleus muscle. Which is the part of the calf that lies across the back of the calf and along the outside.

Building Diamond Shaped Calves

For years I’ve heard in order to build the inner calf, turn the toes in and turn them out for outer calf. Obediently, I’ve gone along until I grew frustrated with poor response.

Building Muscular Calves

Calves must be worked in a different way, as Vince quickly found this out since the calves are the only muscle that is directly worked every time you take a step and walk.

Toe Raises Performed Incorrectly

Toe raises, for instance, performed where you raise out on the toes instead of up on the big toe and ball of the foot with the heels coming together produce not only a bow-legged look, but stretches the structures of the feet and weakens the arches.