The first part of the calf muscle which is named Gastrocnemius is made up of two heads, the medial and the lateral.
These can be very impressive when developed and are a visible oval shape.
The other part of the calf muscle, the Soleus, is not visible as it lies beneath the Gastrocnemius.
LOCATION OF THE CALF MUSCLES
The calf muscles are at the back of the lower leg starting from behind the knee and ending at the ankle. Try standing on your toes and you will know exactly which muscle they are as you will work them instantly.
FUNCTION OF THE CALF MUSCLES
The function of the calf muscle is to raise the heel.
ABOUT THE CALF MUSCLE
Big popping calves look awesome on any physique. Many Aesthetic Bodybuilders recommended hitting the calves super hard due to the nature of the muscle, having to walk and stand up for many hours each day.