If you have undeveloped calves, don't use genetics as an excuse to keep them that way! Regardless of their size, you can develop your calves if you include them in your regular workout. Small sized calves are harder to develop, but consistent training with exercises such as the ones below will help you see considerable changes in the gastrocnemius muscles.
The gastrocnemius muscle, otherwise known as the calf muscle, is one part of the body that is exercised most during our daily walking activity. Many people neglect to train them because they cannot be developed easily. These muscles require thorough training, especially when genetic factors are present that make their development even more complex.
Before you begin, follow the points below:
- If you are working out alone, or if the specified number of reps doesn’t seem to do the trick for you, train with bare feet to make the calf exercises more challenging.
- During the calf exercise, keep your feet parallel and roll them forward, not sideways.
- Focus on the range of motion. Stretch calves all the way down and contract them all the way up.
- Perform calf exercises slowly.
- Stretch your calves between sets.