Medial / Lateral Ankle Strength & Multi-Directional Foot Mobility This is Part 3 in a 3-part series on Healthy Feet: Heel Mobility for Better Balance & Body Control Stretching the calf and soleus muscles are important for your lower leg and ankle flexibility, but just doing a plain old calf stretch probably isn’t going to […]
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Alignment of the feet, ankles, & heels is important for foot fitness. It can affect posture, functional movement, gait for walking & running, and may also be a factor for risk of injury, causing foot pain, knee pain, or even back pain! We stand, we walk, we run, we stretch our calf muscles, but a […]
Improve Foot Fitness and Reduce Foot Pain for Better Walking Technique and Improved Health Here are three simple foot fitness tips and foot-care exercises to help reduce foot pain and free up the ankle joint for improved mobility. Increase calf flexibility for better gait mechanics and discover the benefits of better health with improved foot […]
Regardless of your sport, ankle pain and foot problems are one of the quickest ways to end up on the sidelines instead of participating in the action. Most of us assume that because we are exercising, our feet are getting a workout too. And while that’s sort-of true – doing specific foot stretching and ankle […]
Do you realize how important good foot, ankle, and leg alignment is when lifting and lowering your heels ? Here is a very simple (but sometimes tricky) foot fitness exercise to improve foot and ankle alignment. This seated heel lift foot-care exercise can increase ankle strength, and help you gain body awareness about what your […]