Hello, everyone! Reading Artem’s recent thread on calves got me thinking about how to develop mine. Most people usually complain of underdeveloped calves. However, I’m in the opposite situation: my arms are 14.25", with calves about 15.75". As I go into my bulk in a month or two, I’d like to capitalise on my naturally larger calves. To that end, I went back and re-read the excellent article, “Functionally Correct Calves.” (http://www.T-Nation.com/readArticle.do?id=459479)
However, I am going to be working out mostly at home or a basic gym for a long time. With some imagination, I can do a few of these exercises, but I’d be interested in hearing how I can target the calves fully while being unable to perform:
B1) Low cable plantar flexion and eversion
A2) Cross-under stepdowns
A1) Low cable, plantar flexion and inversion
A2) 45-degree leg press heel raises, mid-stance, feet pointed
The exercises I can do are donkey heel raises w/ weighted belt, and seated heel raises w/barbell. Er… That’s about it. I’d probably be able to get a step to do the 2 step exercises in the article.
Any input and guidance would be appreciated.