Lever Seated Calf Press

Lever Seated Calf Press


This exercise involves sitting on a lever machine and pressing the balls of your feet against a platform to work your calf muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Lever Seated Calf Press Instructions

  1. Adjust the seat of the calf press machine so that your knees are bent at a 90-degree angle and your feet are flat on the platform.
  2. Place your hands on the lever handles and push the lever down to lift the weight stack.
  3. Slowly lower your heels as far as you can without lifting your hips off the seat.
  4. Push through your toes to raise the weight stack back up to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Lever Seated Calf Press Form & Visual

Lever Seated Calf Press

Lever Seated Calf Press Benefits

  • Stretches the hip flexors, hamstrings, and quadriceps
  • Strengthens the core and arms
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Stimulates digestion and relieves constipation
  • Calms the mind and reduces stress

Lever Seated Calf Press Muscles Worked

  • Gastrocnemius
  • Soleus

Lever Seated Calf Press Variations & Alternatives

  • standing calf raise
  • seated calf raise
  • donkey calf raise
  • smith machine calf raise
  • single-leg calf raise