5 of the BEST stretches to avoid tight calves after workouts. How to stretch the right way, demonstrated by a REAL physical therapist. As always, consult your PT or Doctor if any of the exercises shown in this video cause pain or discomfort.
The Gastrocnemius muscle is the more superficial of the two muscles. It crosses the knee joint and attaches up to the bottom of the femur and inserts into the top part of your heel.
The Soleus muscle sits underneath the gastrocnemius and up against the tibia. It attaches below the knee joint into the tibia and inserts into the top of our heel.