Standing Barbell Calf Raise

Free Weights / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Weight Plates
  • Step Platform

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  • 81.88 lb
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Average Sitewide Standing Barbell Calf Raise Weight

  • 83.29 lb
    average weight
  • 250.00 lb
    best weight
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Average Male Standing Barbell Calf Raise Weight

  • 52.68 lb
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  • 85.00 lb
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How to do the Standing Barbell Calf Raise:

Muscles Worked

Calves primary Muscles diagram

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The standing barbell calf raise is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the calves ...more

The standing barbell calf raise is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the calves.

The only standing barbell calf raise equipment that you really need is the following: barbell, weight plates, and step platform. There are however many different standing barbell calf raise variations that you can try out that may require different types of standing barbell calf raise equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. Be sure to lower heel down as far as possible to get a good stretch in your calf. Also, raise up as high as possible on your toes.
  2. Slowly lower back down after you raise up on your toes.
  3. Stand straight up during the exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform only one leg at a time.
  2. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  3. Use a standing calf raise machine or smith machine.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Weight Plates
  • Step Platform

Tips

  1. Be sure to lower heel down as far as possible to get a good stretch in your calf. Also, raise up as high as possible on your toes.
  2. Slowly lower back down after you raise up on your toes.
  3. Stand straight up during the exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform only one leg at a time.
  2. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  3. Use a standing calf raise machine or smith machine.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation