Lower your body until your rear knee nearly touches the floor and your front thigh is parallel to the floor. Single-leg training can yield serious strength gains. May 27, Even the losers of the genetic calf lottery (like me) can build bigger calves. With proper diet and training, anyone can do it. It just takes some of. Attack your lower legs with a routine that's sure to get them growing. Intense 5 Minute At Home Calf Workout Leg Exercises. 5 Moves for Bigger, Stronger Calves. Get more impressive calves with these five unexpected exercises. by Rob Fitzgerald. View Gallery (6). Jun 26, Function: Plantarflexion at the ankle. Location: Back portion of the lower leg. Diamond-shaped muscle people refer to as the calf. Exercise. Jan 4, Add them to your next workout to effectively work your legs with no or a stair climber, or a squat bar to fire up those lower-body muscles.