The Best And Effective Exercises To Reduce Calves Fat

When you wear short-shorts or a skirt for that matter, having fat calves is one way to stand out in a crowd. Okay, maybe that’s not the sort of attention you are looking for. I wish I could tell you, “no one is looking at your calves.” That would be nice if it were true. Now you are on the edge and wondering, how to lose weight on your legs fast. Don’t worry. You are not alone. By the way, have we met before? There is something about you that I can’t put my finger on. If my memory serves me right, the last time we met you were wearing baggy sweatpants.

Luckily enough there are better ways to handle this sort of attention grabbing situation shifting focus to the fact that you may have fat calves than hiding the curves of your legs in baggy sweat pants.

As it turns out your calves have more going on for them than just looks. It may not seem this way at first glance but your calves are sometimes referred as “second heart.” That is there is still hope to dehydrate connective tissues in your legs to reduce the swelling in your calves making your legs look fat.

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If you want to skip ahead, here we will show you 5 ways to get slim calf legs. Otherwise, continue reading for simple tips to reduce the size of your calf muscles.

Are you doing it all wrong? Tips to make calves smaller

The reason you have fat calves may depend on your body fat and how toned your legs are. However, there is another reason that your trainer always forgets to leave out, you have naturally large calves.

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Even if you are perfectly healthy with large calves that still doesn’t change the fact that you have calves that make your legs appear larger than they really are.

At this point, you are probably thinking, “What can I do?”

For starters, here is what you can start doing right away (or stop doing before it makes your calves huge).

Skip direct calf work

Check yourself before you wreck your chances of slimming down your calves.

If you are climbing steps, that’s direct calf work that doesn’t help you make your calves any smaller.

Exercising you calves directly is going to increase the size of your calf muscle.

So if you are really looking to reduce the size of your calves, you should avoid exercises like climbing that exercise your calf directly. Note that this includes exercise like box stepping that people tend to do unnecessary calf work as they get tired as well.

Skipping direct calf work is one way to reduce the size of your calves making your muscle appear smaller, leaner, and longer.

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