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Old 11-04-2011, 03:46 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by BendtheBar View Post
That about sums it up.

Most people just do the same high rep sets with the same weight week in and week out.

I did step ups for 5 years. I think it worked wonders on my calves. I also did years of heavy weight, focusing on progression. So I have tried both paths. In concert they seemed to work well.
Step-ups play a big role, I reckon...whether you're talking aerobic step-ups where a huge number of repetitions are done or whether it's step-ups onto a high step with a weightload...both have that final push off from the toes which makes the calf muscles really work hard.
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