Take 5 to Innergize
Seated Calf Stretch
Stretches calf muscle (back of leg below the knee), strengthens legs, improves circulation to legs, rejuvenates tired feet and legs and more.
- Step 1: Sit slightly forward on your chair, feet flat on the floor, legs at a 90 degree angle. Contract your abdominal muscles slightly, lift up through your chest and lengthen your spine. Drop your shoulders down your back.
- Step 2: Extend your right leg forward and lift it up off the ground. Press through the heel of your right foot and flex your right toes, pointing them upward.
- Step 3: Stay here for 3-5 breaths, then lower the leg down, and repeat on the other side.
- Step 4: When you are finished, rotate both ankles a few times, then return to work.