Here Are 8 Stretches to Lengthen Your Tight Calves
You work your calves with every step you take — walking and running. These muscles are the unsung heroes that work in almost every standing leg exercise you do, from squats to lunges to side skaters. When they are tight, you feel it! If you wear heels regularly, the tightness can be even worse. If your calves become chronically tight, it can mess with your gait, and that can lead to overuse injuries in your feet, ankles, and knees. So do yourself a favor: start stretching your calves. Here are eight ways to lengthen and loosen your calves.