Comprehensive Calf Mobilization

Comprehensive Calf Mobilization

1๏ธโƒฃI begin this 3 part sequence by 1-2 minutes of soft tissue mobilizations using a foam roller underneath my calf. You have the option of putting additional load with the other leg to make this mobilization more aggressive. You can go with or against the fibers. . 2๏ธโƒฃStatic stretch โœ…Gastrocnemius- Keep the knee straight as your dorsiflex (bring the foot towards your body) to maximize stretch of this muscle. โœ…Soleus stretch- Bend the knee slightly to target this muscle. ๏ฟฝAvoid letting the foot collapse in (pronating) the lizard is used here as an EXTERNAL CUE To avoid the collapse! Don't squish the ๏ฟฝโ—๏ธ โœ”๏ธPerform either one of these for 2x30 seconds . 3๏ธโƒฃDynamic 3D Calf Mobility While keeping the back leg loaded, begin moving in different directions, this is a dynamic mobility drill for the calf. โœ”๏ธI like to go to the left, middle, and right for 5 rounds.
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