Bending Knees During Calf Exercises

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    Bending Knees During Calf Exercises


    Is this a good idea or no? Does bending your knee recruit quads instead of calves? Understand I don't mean I bend then straighten them for each rep, like mini-leg presses. I just bend them as soon as I get on then don't move them again while performing my calf exercises as normal. Hmmm... I hope I didn't make that explaination too confusing.

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    When you bend the knees during a calf exercise it puts the gastroc in slack and the soleus becomes the prime joint mover.

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