These 8 moves can help to reduce fat on calves

Sometimes when it comes to exercising there are some parts of our body that are left out. Of course there are problematic areas which should be paid more attention in the first place, but what we seek is a nice shape in general, right? So today we are going to talk about your calves. Yes, they need some working out too.

The trick about this set of exercises is that it should be carried out in a single sitting, so to speak. After you are done with the first circuit, you can rest for about 2 minutes and do it all over again.

One more thing, never forget about stretching in the beginning and at the end of the workout, to avoid unnecessary traumas or muscular pain.



#1. Jumping Calf Press

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– Stand up straight with your hands at your sides. Keep your back straight and your core tight.

– Forcefully press off the ground with the balls of both feet. Launch into the air and land softly on the balls of your feet.

– Focus the tension in the calf muscles, NOT the quadriceps. Repeat.

#2. Frog Jumps

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– Standing straight up, bring your feet outside of shoulder width.

– Squat down by bending at the knees and driving your hips back.

– Keeping your chest up, forcefully push off the ground with the balls of your feet.

– Land on the balls of your feet, remaining in the squatting position. Your legs will remain wide. Repeat.



#3. Lateral Lunges

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– Begin by standing with dumbbells in hand at your sides. Place your feet hip-width apart. Take a big step to the right with your right foot, keeping your arms straight.

– Land with your heel followed by the rest of your foot and flex the right knee so that you lower your hip and body until your knee and hip are at a 90 degree angle. Keep your left leg only slightly angled.

– Return to the starting position by extending your right hip and knee. Once they are straight, bring your foot back in to a standing tall position.

#4. Alternating Curtsy Lunge

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– Standing with a braced core and flat back, bring your hands together at chest height. Position your feet to be at hip-width.

– Beginning with the right foot, step backward and across your left foot. Simultaneously, bend the left knee and drop it towards the ground.

– Stop when the front right knee is parallel with the ground. Push off the ground with your right foot and return to the starting position.

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