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8 Effective Workout To Reduce Calve Fat

Lower body weight plays an important role in our body’s balance. As we work out vigorously on our abdomen and arms, our thighs and calves might get neglected.

If our body weight is more than the bone strength, it might lead to problems such as arthritis, weaker bones etc. Our calves have an excess fat composition which requires proper workouts to lose.

Following are 8 workouts that reduce calve fat within no time.

1. Jumping Jack

  • Stand with your legs apart parallel to shoulder width
  • In one count, jump and have your legs apart
  • Bring your hands over your head from both sides
  • Next count, bring the legs back together and lower down your hands
  • Try 20 times in 3 reps

2. Pistol Squat

  • Use a pole to balance yourself
  • Raise your left leg up parallel to the ground
  • Hold the pole in front and lower your body down
  • ‘climb’ the pole on the right leg and maintain balance with the left leg raised
  • Try this 10 times in 3 counts

3. Roller Calf Stretching

  • Sit with your legs stretched out in front of you
  • Roll a foam roller under your calves
  • Have your palms down on either side of your body
  • Raise your buttocks up and roll your legs front and back briskly over the foam roller

4. Skater Jump

  • Lean your body down slightly and pull in your abdomen
  • Jump briskly to the right, letting your left foot go behind your right
  • leap again to the left, doing the opposite
  • Try this 20 times in 3 reps

5. Side Lunges

  • Stand with your legs apart from shoulder length
  • Keeping your back straight, squat down on your right leg
  • Let the left leg straighten to the other side
  • Stand up and try again
  • Try 10 times on each leg for 3 reps

6. Jumping Rope

  • Stand with a jumping rope behind your legs
  • Jump up, spin the rope and continue
  • Jumping ropes can be performed in several ways

7. Sumo Squats with Calf Raise

  • Stand straight with your leg apart
  • Place your feet facing on either side of you
  • Bringing your hand to praying pose, squat down, knees pointing out
  • Keeping core strength active, raise your heels

8. Standing Calf Raise

  • Stand with your back straight
  • Hold preferable weights in both hands
  • Let your hands be on either side and raise your legs
  • Stand on your toes for about 2 seconds and come down again
  • Try 15 times in 3 reps

These exercises will ensure toner and sexier calves.

 

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