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Split Squat Calf Raise

This variation of calf raise is a great way to introduce instability to ankle joint whilst going through plantar flexion range of motion. It is not a huge loading exercise but the instability challenge brings with it more work for the soleus to undertake, due to soleus' ability to control pronation. This vital function can be lost or at least reduced in a previously injured foot or ankle. Therefore, this exercise can be an excellent way to challenge the ankle complex when building proprioceptive an force absorbing traits.

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