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Rocking Barbell Calf Raises

Exercise Tips

  • Keep back straight
  • Focus on balance

Rocking Barbell Calf Raises

This exercise targets your calves and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Calves

Equipment: Barbell

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Calves

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Place a barbell on your shoulders, holding it with an overhand grip, hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart.

  1. 1 Slowly roll back on your heels, lifting your toes a few inches off the ground.
  2. 2 Roll forward onto your toes, lifting yourself a few inches off the ground.
  3. 3 Hold for a one count, then slowly lower your heels back down to starting position.
  4. 4Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.