Calf Muscles (Soleus, Gastrocnemius)
A note on stretching your calf. There are two major muscles in your
calf – one crosses the knee joint, the other does not. Therefore, in
order to stretch both muscles, you must stretch your calf two ways –
with the knee bent and with it straight.
- Right knee needs to be bent slightly during this stretch
- Face a wall with both hands on the wall – feet about 2 feet away from the wall – toes facing the wall
some of your weight on the wall leaning into