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Leg Press Machine Calf Press

Exercise Tips

  • Do not lock your knees
  • Keep your toes in line with your knees

Leg Press Machine Calf Press

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

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Leg Press Machine

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Calves

Equipment: Leg Press Machine

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Calves

Starting Position: Position yourself on the leg press machine, back flat and legs extended out. Place your toes on the platform with your heels hanging over the edge.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly push the platform forward with your toes.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then inhale and slowly lower back down to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.