3. Jumping Rope:

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This exercise is very beneficial not only for calves but also for whole body. This also helps to work out for forearm, thighs and abdomen. Length of rope matters.

How to Do:

  • Length of rope should be according to your height. Hold the handle of rope your hands and stand on the center of rope.
  • Now measure the length of rope with reference to your height. Length of rope should be slightly lower than your armpits.
  • Now stand straight by holding handle of rope in your hands.
  • Rotate your hand at 360 degree to rotate the rope. Your elbow joint should be 45 degree.
  • Jump only to pass the rope. Jump should be not higher than 1 inch above the ground.
  • Rotate and jump again and again.

4. Standing Calf Raise:

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How to Do:

  • Stand near a wall or chair for balance. Place your feet hip-distance apart with the ankles, knees and hips square to the front.
  • Once you are stable, slowly lift your heels off the ground raising the body upward (not forward or backward).
  • Tuck your butt under just a bit and tighten the abs as you raise.
  • Hold this position for 3 to 10 seconds (you will be able to hold it longer as you get stronger).
  • Release and repeat 10 to 20 times.

5. Skater Jump:

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How to Do:

  • Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms by sides.
  • Hop to right, landing on right foot while sweeping left foot diagonally behind right leg and swinging left arm across body and right arm behind back.
  • Jump to left, switching legs and arms to complete 1 rep.
  • Repeat for 1 minute.
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