Burnouts is a quickly executed exercise designed to strengthen the high end of your calves. The exercise is very helpful in strengthening your ankles and also helps with elasticity of the Achilles tendons.
To do the exercise, simply jump no more than two (2) to three (3) inches off of the ground while keeping your hands by your side Do not bend your knees. Throughout this exercise, stay elevated as high on your tiptoes as possible.
Repeat this repetition as fast as you possibly can remembering not to jump no more than 2 to 3 inches off the ground. And do not allow your heels to touch the ground.
Step 1: Elevate as high as you possibly can on your tiptoes to assure that you work the high end of your calves
Step 2: As quickly as you possibly can, jump repeatedly no more than 2 to 3 inches off of the ground making sure to keep yourself elevated as high on your tiptoes as possible
Step 3: Land on your tiptoes. Do not allow your heels to touch the ground
Step 4: Quickly jump back to 2-3 inches off of the ground
Rest 1 to 2 minutes between sets.