To reduce the chance that you will strain a calf muscle:
- Keep your calf muscles strong so they can absorb the energy of sudden physical stress
- After a short warm-up period, stretch out your calf muscles before physical activity
- Learn the proper technique for exercise and sporting activities to decrease stress on all your muscles
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