Calves, Hyperstrike Exercise Videos

Long Sitting Band Calf Press — Unilateral

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Muscle Groups
  • Calves
  • Calf strength
  • Ankle strength


The long sitting band calf press strengthens the ankle extensors (gastrocnemius and solues). This exercise is performed with one leg at a time. No balance is requires while sitting, making this an excellent choice for anyone with a hip injury. Resistance can be increased by using a heavier band.


  • Seated with one leg stretched out in front of you, secure one end of the elastic band to the foot
  • Holding the other end of the elastic band, push your foot away from you
  • Then return it back


  • Bending the knee