Calves provide 60% of our shock absorption when running so it’s essential for any runners or athletes that they have strong calves!
Calf raises can benefit anyone but are particularly useful for runners, athletes or those with achilles tendinopathy.
Andrew Clark is a father of 3 and the owner and principal physiotherapist at Clinical Physiotherapy, St Ives. He graduated with a Masters degree from the University of Sydney in 2010 and has since had 10 years experience working in musculoskeletal private practice. He has undergone extensive professional development and has experience treating a wide variety of patients and musculoskeletal conditions.