Try this tension release for your calf and you'll feel a new bounce in your step!
I show you how to do a trigger point release for your calf muscle that can help with tension in you knees. Your knees depend on the whole kinetic chain - from your feet to your core.
If some muscle is tense along the way, it can adversely effect your knees.
If you would like to see some of my other videos on stretching, check these out:
Episode #32 Trigger point for your piriformis
Episode #21 Foam Rolling
Episode #14 Dynamic Stretching
Here's the lineup for today's Trigger Point for your Calf and Achilles:
00:00 - Intro
01:35 - Calf muscle info where it is and attachments
02:44 - How to do the trigger point stretch
03:10 - Don’t make this Mistake
04:25 - The Jumpy Test
05:33 - Summary
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