Often the calves work too hard to compensate for weak hamstrings and /or poor ankle technique, and so can by predisposed to cramping. Trigger point release instructions for soleus. Especially useful for cyclists. Click this link to find out about pulled calf muscle and pulled hamstring.
Watch as a fitness expert teaches you how to do a calf raise exercise that helps seniors strengthen calf muscles in this free exercise video for seniors.Expert: Manny Castro Bio: Manny Castro received his BS in Health Education/Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training from Florida International University, and completed several internships in cardiac rehab, and strength and Filmmaker: Manuel Castro
Muscles strains of all types call be painful and limit your ability to train. Watch this video to learn how to identify which calf muscle you injured. Healing and treating a calf strain can take time and patience. To learn more about additional treatments beyond the usual ice and rest visit our pulled calf muscle treatment section.