Slim Down Bulky Calves
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to slim down bulky calves
asked - Can I slim down bulky calves ?
Whether or not you hate the way they look in skirts and
shorts, bulky calves can be an annoying feature on a man or woman.
One of the ways to slim down bulky calves is to lose weight and
exercise, hoping the excess bulk will disappear from your calf area.
If you want another route to go, donít fear, when you want to
relieve the appearance of bulky calves, there are several things you
can do. You will find a few suggestions below:
Some like to do
a bit of Pilates, which helps to achieve long, lean legs. When you
purchase Pilates exercise videotapes or DVDs, you can find a few
which target this area. This method is good because it does not use
resistence training, which sometimes leads to bulk. Pilates is
similar to yoga.
trim the legs instead of bulk them up. When swimming, try to do a
few leg drills, as well as use a kickboard while on your back and
the reverse. Swimming works well because it doesnít deal with any
weights that can lead to bulk.
trim the legs instead of bulk them up. You can do this by riding a
stationary bike in the comfort of your own home or by taking the
bike riding to the streets. The advantages of biking in the house
are that you donít have to go anywhere and you can pass the time by
watching a little T.V. The advantage of biking outside is that you
get a chance to get some fresh air while passing by changing
can slim down your lower legs by walking because it lengthens the
muscles between the back of the knee and the ankle. Walking 3-4
times per week for 30 minutes is a good start. Not only does walking
stretch out and help the shape of your legs, but it is also good for
the rest of the body.
lengthens bulked-up muscles.
Below you will find a few stretches for the calf:
1) Face a wall with one foot in front of the other.
Your front foot should be about one foot from the wall, and your
back foot should be about three feet from the wall.
2) Keep both heels on the floor.
3) Rest your hands on the wall in front of you and lean
forward, bending your front knee. You should feel the stretch in the
4) Hold for 15 to 30 seconds.
5) Switch legs and repeat.
Step Straight Leg Calf Stretch
1) Position toes and balls of feet on stair step or
calf block with arches and heels extending off. Use railing or wall
2) With knees straight, shift body weight to one foot.
3) Hold stretch.
4) Repeat with opposite leg.
Calf Stretch and
with feet shoulder-width apart.
2) Keep heels flat, toes pointed straight ahead
3) Assume bent knee position (quarter squat)
4) Hold for 30 seconds
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