Calf Press

Exercise Machine / Beginner

9 ratings

Equipment Needed

  • Leg Press Machine

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 170 lb
    average weight
  • 570 lb
    best weight
  • 40
    times logged
  • #75
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Calf Press Weight

  • 190 lb
    average weight
  • 570 lb
    best weight
  • 21
    times logged
  • #62
    popularity rank

Average Male Calf Press Weight

  • 130 lb
    average weight
  • 160 lb
    best weight
  • 13
    times logged
  • #180
    popularity rank

Average Female Calf Press Weight

How to do Calf Press :

Muscles Worked

Details

calf press is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the calves ...more

calf press is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the calves.

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

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

Tips

  1. If you have the option of leaving the safety bar on, do so. If you happen to slip and the safety bars are not on, you could be seriously injured.
  2. Keep your motion as fluid as possible, without stopping and starting while performing the exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform the exercise using one leg at a time.
  2. Perform the exercise with your feet close together.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

9 Review

Equipment Needed

  • Leg Press Machine

Tips

  1. If you have the option of leaving the safety bar on, do so. If you happen to slip and the safety bars are not on, you could be seriously injured.
  2. Keep your motion as fluid as possible, without stopping and starting while performing the exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform the exercise using one leg at a time.
  2. Perform the exercise with your feet close together.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation