Dumbbell Calf Raises with Exercise Ball

How to do the Dumbbell Calf Raises with Exercise Ball

Begin the dumbbell calf exercise ball raises by putting a stability ball infront of your chest holding onto dumbbells. Now lean against the ball and extend upwards with your calf /gastrocnemius muscles until you are fully extended. Lower back down to the starting position. You may use something infront of your toes for extra range of motion.

Dumbbell Calf Raises Spotter Information

A spotter can be used for motivation.

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

  • PRIMARY: Calf
  • Gastrocnemius
  • Isolation
  • Exercise Ball
  • Dumbbell
  • Freeweight

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
54.5 lbs16.6 99.4 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 54.5 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 27 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Dumbbell Calf Raises with Exercise Ball

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Intermediate
Muscular Definition Advanced
Strength Beginner
Sport Specific Intermediate

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Tracking Your Weights

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