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Are there any good ways to loosen up my calves for rugby?

Foam roll and stretch to help loosen up your calves and help them recover in between rugby practices. You should foam roll your calves and the bottoms of both feet. When foam rolling your calf, find a tender spot and keep the roll on that spot for 30 seconds. Add as much pressure as can be tolerated. After foam rolling your calves, immediately stretch each for at least 30 seconds.

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