FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 36 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Tomsmithh, exofozulo, Sumit, vick, sitpholek
23090 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
MassPadawan 2
vick 1
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28
New Topics
Looking for an Arnis coach
by vick
02/07/17 02:35 AM
Philosophy of Martial Art
by jackharrel
01/10/17 07:25 AM
Pregnancy and training
04/23/06 02:31 AM
Recent Posts
Pregnancy and training
by MassPadawan
02/08/17 01:37 PM
Philosophy of Martial Art
by MassPadawan
02/06/17 06:08 PM
Forum Stats
23090 Members
36 Forums
35673 Topics
432696 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#337031 - 02/28/06 10:51 AM Calf Stretching
WongFeiHung Offline

Registered: 02/28/06
Posts: 4
Loc: Pennsylvania
Can anyone tell me how to properly stretch my calves? I used the technique where you hold your leg out and press against a wall and also tried using my body weight to stretch them hanging off the edge of a step, but they still cramp, usually while I'm sleeping. Anyone know any solutions for this? Thanks
Live in the moment. The future may be important, but it's the present that gets you there.

#337032 - 02/28/06 02:52 PM Re: Calf Stretching [Re: WongFeiHung]
Tezza Offline

Registered: 07/05/05
Posts: 775
Loc: Kent, U.K.
You shouldnt get cramps in your leg because of that although this is only my opinion.
The best two strecthes for this muscle are:
1. the one you mentioned where you are on the edge of a step and you slowly lower your body and then higher it.
2. when you sit with your legs in front of you and you lean forward to touch your toes you pull your toes towards you. I find that this really does work your calves. Although all of this is my opinion you may want to see a doctor and ask him what he thinks about the cramps.
Hope this helps
Train Hard Tez WT Central

#337033 - 03/01/06 10:16 AM Re: Calf Stretching [Re: Tezza]
WongFeiHung Offline

Registered: 02/28/06
Posts: 4
Loc: Pennsylvania
Hmmm....a friend told me that taking in more electrolytes and hydrating more should help. I'm going to check that out and hopefully, it'll work.
Live in the moment. The future may be important, but it's the present that gets you there.


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki, WhiteDragon11 

Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Only $89

Fight Videos
Night club fight footage and street fights captured with the world's first bouncer spy cam

How to Matrix!
Learn ten times faster with new training method. Learn entire arts for as little as $10 per disk.

Self Defense
Stun guns, pepper spray, Mace and self defense products. Alarms for personal and home use.

Stop An Urban Gorilla: Get 2 FREE TASER M26C Replacement Air Cartridges With Each New TASER M26C!


Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga