already doing 15 reps on max in calf raises. how do i increase the weight on the machine
>>58511830Do one-legged calf raises
>>58511855should i actually? Would this fuck my knees? For reference, my calves are just genetically gifted. I can only squat 175 so far
>>58511830>>58511958fucking kekDolphin fitness?
Dip belt with a plate. It won't be precisely the same, but it's the easiest way to keep going without trying to turn the top of the machine into an ad for IHOP
>>58512269hell yeah brother, best gym near me
>>58512300Don't have one, any suggestions ?
>>58512779more like the only gymim only here cuz 24 hr closed downmotherfucker doesnt even have water fountains
>>58511958Scale back the weight and do single legged calf raisesOr use the leg press machine, you can usually load that up heavier than whatever calf machine that is.Also, how do you do your reps? Are you lowering the weight slowly or bouncing it?
>>58511830Make sure your going slow and tensing and feeling the inner calf muscle being worked. I say inner calf because I find that’s what is worked by calf raises without having to target any specific parf
>>58513857i mean there's pl*net f*tness, but no shot i would be caught dead there. honestly 24 hr was garbage, kinda glad im forced to go to dolphin>>58513899I'm doing full rom, slowly down, and quickly up. >>58514558yup i always make sure my calves are in line. sometimes i slip up and im pressing with my outer calves but i fix myself
>>58514758they are all shit desu city gyms all arebut aside from the century old equipment and water issue it's do-able.
>>5851183015 reps ain't shit for calves lol, bang 50 with it. Also you could switch to smith machine, do one leg at the time, pre exhaust your calves with different movement, apply long pause to bottom and top or train with pyramid/reverse pyramid. Also 1.5rep training system is worth checking out.
>>58515145This. Calves are mostly slow twitch fibers IIRC so high reps (up to 50-60) and high frequency is what works.