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Gastrocnemius

Common Name
Heel, Pike's Peak Roast, Horseshoe Roast
Group
Pelvic
Whole Sale Section
Round
Origin
(1) Lateral head originates from the lateral supracondyloid crest; (2) the medial head originates from the medial supracondyloid crest.
Insertion
Posterior part of the tuber calcis.
Action
Extends the hock or flexes the stifle joint; however, these two action cannot occur simultaneously.
Innervation
Tibial nerve
Blood Supply
Popliteal and femoral arteries
Retail Cuts
Beef Round Heel of Round Steak