Dumbbell Calf Raise

Free Weights / Intermediate

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  • 53.95 lb
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  • 67.29 lb
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Average Male Dumbbell Calf Raise Weight

  • 33.21 lb
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  • 90.00 lb
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How to do the Dumbbell Calf Raise :

Muscles Worked

Calves primary Muscles diagram

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The dumbbell calf raise is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the calves and to a lesser degree also targets the ...more

The dumbbell calf raise is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the calves and to a lesser degree also targets the .

The only dumbbell calf raise equipment that you really need is the following: dumbbells. There are however many different dumbbell calf raise variations that you can try out that may require different types of dumbbell calf raise equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper dumbbell calf raise form is easy with the step by step dumbbell calf raise instructions, dumbbell calf raise tips, and the instructional dumbbell calf raise technique video on this page. The dumbbell calf raise is a push exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the dumbbell calf raise video, learn how to do the dumbbell calf raise , and then be sure and browse through the dumbbell calf raise workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Use wrist wraps to secure the dumbbells.
  2. Use a wooden board or stepper for an elevated platform, aiming for an elevation of approximately 2 inches.

Variations

  1. Point your toes outward to target the inner areas of your calves.
  2. Point your toes inward to target the outer areas of your calves.
  3. Do standing calf raises with a barbell instead of dumbbells.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

Tips

  1. Use wrist wraps to secure the dumbbells.
  2. Use a wooden board or stepper for an elevated platform, aiming for an elevation of approximately 2 inches.

Variations

  1. Point your toes outward to target the inner areas of your calves.
  2. Point your toes inward to target the outer areas of your calves.
  3. Do standing calf raises with a barbell instead of dumbbells.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation