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Answered 2007-03-19 01:23:15

The 2 Main muscles are: (1.) Gastrocnemius is the muscle on the back of your calf, as well as the (2.) soleus muscle which lies under the gastrocnemius muscle. (The tibalis anterior and peroneus longus are also calf muscles.)

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