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I recommend having some video you running so you can see exactly what you are doing vs what it feels like you are doing. Are your heels touching the ground?
When changing running mechanics sometimes the heel is not touching the ground which causes the calf to always be contacted i.e. active. An active landing can cause several calf issues.
Relaxing the ankle is key and addressing the foot is another key.
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Doing double unders my guess is your heels weren’t kissing the ground. Again an active landing.
You need to address the technique/mechanics that are cause these issues to occur.
Without addressing the cause they will continue to happen because you are addressing the symptom not the cause of the problem.
Depending on the extend of it would determine how soon you smash, floss, give it time etc.