Dumbbell Calf Exercise Ball Raises

How to do the Dumbbell Calf Exercise Ball Raises

This dummbell calf raise exercise can be performed by sitting on a ball with your knees at a 90 degree bend. Now raise your heels using your calves to push off until you are at a full extension. Slowly lower the weight to the starting position. You can also perform this calf exercise on a bench or anthing else you can sit on.

Dumbbell Calf Raises on an Exercise Ball Spotter Information:

The spotter can be good motivation for the exerciser.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Calf
  • Gastrocnemius
  • Dumbbell
  • Exercise Ball
  • Stability Ball
  • Swiss Ball

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
42.1 lbs16.7 97.8 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 42.1 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 21 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Dumbbell Calf Exercise Ball Raises

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Advanced
Strength Beginner

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.