Area Targeted: Calves

Standing One Legged Calf Raise With Tube Bands is a great alternative exercise to the Two Legged Standing Calf Raise. Sometimes it can be beneficial to work the muscles, one arm or leg at a time. You will be shocked at how well this exercise works each calf muscle individually.


Follow the instructions below to perform this exercise:


Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at the bottom of the door.

Bands: No adjustment required

Body Positioning: Now while facing the door, bend down and grip both sides of the band(s) with one hand so that when you stand up straight, the band is starting to stretch. Place your free hand straight out in front of you against the door and your inactive foot behind your active calf. Keep your head straight, back straight and chest up.


Raise your heel off the floor, and stand up as high as possible on your toes.


1. Try to place the majority of the pressure on your foot, on your big toe.

2. Keep the arm that is holding the elastic, straight, pointed towards the door anchor.