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Calve balancing

Postby israel » Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:11 am

if someone works the calves should he balance the work by working the Shin (Tibialis Anterior) ?
(the same way you need to balance back and abs)
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Re: Calve balancing

Postby xJimx » Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:49 am

I think you're worrying too much. Just work the legs hard (i.e. squat) & you'll be fine. Even if you do masses of calf isolation work I've never heard of this causng people trouble.
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Re: Calve balancing

Postby JP » Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:39 am

think about the muscles mate, their function is totally different and not antagonistic muscle groups like abs/back or hams/quads
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Re: Calve balancing

Postby israel » Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:57 am

I have shoulder problem and after trying some things i think!!! that the solution is to do the most amount of exercises i know from sports band to small weights and push/pull ups ect ...

and i want to do the same for my legs and theres a calve machine in the gym and i want to try it -

so you are saying theres no need to balance calve work ? did i get it right ?
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Re: Calve balancing

Postby thestoatyone » Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:44 pm

JP wrote:think about the muscles mate, their function is totally different and not antagonistic muscle groups like abs/back or hams/quads


Really?

I thought they were?

To the OP though, as long as you progress gradually then every day activities (walking around standingout of/sitting down into chairs etc.) will balance them out for you, no worries.
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