NFM’s CALF WORKOUTS
Although my dumbbell calf workouts differ, a common factor of each is a the ‘raising’ motion”, where the dumbbell weight are kept rigid and the raising of the heel of the foot is performed with the focus of primarily using the strength of the calf muscles. The calf muscles with the use of dumbbells are contracted to lift the weight upward through the raising motion, to a point where you feel the pump and burning especially for calves at its peak.It is important to always breathe in a rhythm and consistency. When you train your body always practice correct form and good control. Each repetition to any calf workout should be done inhaling on the way down when releasing and exhaling when you force on the way up when performing the calf raises.This contraction and extension together constitute a single repetition for the calf muscles. It is often argued that the calf muscle responds to higher repetitions I incorporate and alternate with both methods.