McGarr, Cameron
February 2006
Men's Fitness;
The article recommends the Siff squat exercise to improve the muscle in calves. It provides step-by-step instruction for performing the exercise. Compared to the classic squat, the Siff variation forces the calves to support a heavier load than normal.


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