Are you banging your calfs into the inside of the machine?
Do you do any other form of exercise? You eat a banana everyday for building your potassium levels. Are you in otherwise good health? That is truly strange.
Exessive bruising is usually related to deficiency of nutriets such as Vitamin C most commonly. Other nutreits can play a role such as iron, B complex etc. If you are taking medications then they can deplete your body as nutriets just like previously explained with you Potasium Sodium balance of the body.
I completed a 80 mile bike ride with a 4400 ft total climb and got bruises on the base of both my calves the next day. I didn't bang my legs against anything so I think it has something to do with the strain on my calves although they didn't hurt (my quads were more sore.) Is this common?
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