The calf muscles at the back of the lower leg are important to target when strength and weight training for speed and agility. Calf pain can arise from a variety of conditions ranging from accidental trauma to nerve conditions. Calf pain in the absence of trauma or other symptoms is commonly due to a muscle cramp. Learn how to do calf muscle exercises in this strength training video. Here are also ways about calf muscle pull therapies.
Coach Nicole of sparkpeople.com leads you through a short (3-minute) routine of lower legs stretches for the calves and ankles. Take a look at this video to learn different stretches and exercise using a wall. These stretches are great for people with tight calves or weak ankles in general, but may also help prevent and manage shin splint pain. Here are some shin splints prevention tips.
It’s important to distinguish between pulled groin muscles and ripped groin muscles, but pulled groin muscles should be treated with light stretching, cold showers, ice packs and relaxation. Avoid strenuous activity when trying to get pulled groin muscles to heal with help from a professional bodybuilder in this free video on health and fitness. Learn more about groin pain treatment.
The official HEM ankle rehab video by the creator of HEM Get out of pain and walk normally again in 3 – 5 days, guaranteed. The proven method that is simple, easy to do and requires no equipment. Find out more about how to prevent sprained ankle symptoms and causes. Also sprained ankle treatments and therapies.
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
To stretch your gastrocnemius calf muscle, place your foot against the wall. Use your hands for support. Your opposite leg can be slightly bent. Imagine a nice straight line through the leg being stretched. This will produce an even tension and stretch, through your leg. This stretch sensation should be light to moderate. Breathe and relax into this, and hold for 45 to 90 seconds. You should now feel a nice release through your gastrocnemius calf muscle.