Smith Machine Reverse Calf Raises

This is a unique exercise that works the tibialis anterior muscle, one of the muscles of the calves.


  1. Place a block or low box under the bar at a Smith Machine.
  2. Stand on the edge of the box with your toes hanging off.
  3. Place the bar across your shoulders and lean forward lifting your ankles off the box.
  4. Return to the starting position.

Note: Use the bar for support as you perform this exercise.

Exercise images by Everkinetic.