Donkey Calf Raises

This is a calf exercise which dates back to the Golden Era of Bodybuilding. To do the donkey calf raise, place your feet on a calf block or a pair of barbell plates. Lean over until your back is almost parallel to the ground and place your hands on a flat surface for support. Move your heels up and down to execute the movement.

For increased resistance, you can utilise a barbell plate attached to a lifting belt or have a mate ride on your back, specifically on your hips, while you are performing the exercise.