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How to Relieve Tight Calves From Running

Updated: Aug 29, 2021



It seems like everyone…especially runners, are always troubled by tight calves.


If you stretch and stretch your calves but they still feel like steel cables, you'll love today's coaching, because I’m going to show you a different…and more effective way to attack that calf tightness.


This is going to be your new secret weapon for dealing with, and preventing, tight calves so don’t miss it.


WHAT CAUSES TIGHT CALVES (AND HOW TO GET THEM TO RELAX)

Unfortunately, constantly doing typical calf stretches is not going to get you where you want to be.


In order to get your calves to relax a little bit, we have to start getting the front of the shins to activate.


If the front of your shins are considerably weak, your body will in return, make your calves super tight to prevent you from getting hurt. We don’t typically ever use or train the front of our shins but when you strengthen the tissue that helps you flex (bringing your toe up toward your f