Wall calf stretch

The wall calf stretch is a stretch targeting the calf muscles. This is a simple way to stretch these often-tight muscles without any equipment needed.


  1. Stretches the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles
  2. Can be done anytime, anywhere
  3. Only requires a wall or other flat vertical surface

Wall calf stretch Images


Wall calf stretch Instructions

Wall calf stretch muscle diagram
  1. Stand facing a wall from several feet away. Stagger your stance, placing one foot forward.
  2. Lean forward and rest your hands on the wall, keeping your heel, hip and head in a straight line.
  3. Attempt to keep your heel on the ground. Hold for 10-20 seconds and then switch sides.