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Gain Ankle Strength and Heel Mobility for Better Balance

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 […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Running, Walking.

How your Toes and Leg Alignment Affects the Feet for Healthy Heels

How Are You Working: Legs turned Toe-Out, Parallel, or Pigeon?  This article is Part 2 in a 3-part series on Healthy Feet: Heel Mobility for Better Balance & Body Control Little, seemingly insignificant posture habits can set you up for problems, pain and injury.  And what is interesting is the fact that your heels and […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Flexibility & Stretching, Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Running, Walking.

Healthy Feet: Heel Mobility for Better Balance

Part One – A Simple Ankle Exercise and Foot Fitness Test for Alignment, Balance  Body Control       This article is Part 1 in a 3-part series on Healthy Feet: Heel Mobility for Better Balance and Body Control. A really important task that our feet provide for us is balance.  Our toes individually grab and release […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Running, Walking.

Measure Your Feet Day: Check In with Your Feet and Check Up on Your Shoe Size

Are You Measuring Up? January 23rd is Measure Your Feet Day: It’s Time to Check In with Your Feet and Check Up on Your Shoe Size. Remember when you were a kid and your mom put you up against the wall or door-frame and measured how tall you were? Wasn’t it fun to check the […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Alleviating Pain & Chronic Health Problems, Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Fantastic Feet for Runners & Walkers

Foot Fitness Kit by Aliesa George

  A Workshop for Focused Foot Fitness Training Discover the Secrets to Healthy & Happy, Pain-Free Feet   (No Pilates experience required.) Good health starts from the ground up!  Whether you walk or run, taking good care of your feet is an important part of any wellness program. There are lots of quick & easy foot […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Running, Walking, Workshops.

Foot Care Q&A: Leg Alignment & Fixing Pronated Feet

I received some great foot care questions from Matt  about  leg alignment, toe out walking, and orthotics!  And  he’s not the only one out there challenged with these problems… Foot Care Questions: “I apparently pronate and have had custom orthotics for decades.  I hate them and am trying to wean off by way of store-bought […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Functional Movement.

Heel Exercise with a Strap for Better Leg Stretching Benefits!

Do you ever have heel pain? Do you feel like your ankles like to roll out to the sides?  Or has anybody ever told you that you pronate your feet when you walk or run?  This Heel Exercise with a Strap is a nice exercise to get the mobility that you need for your heel […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Videos.

Foot Fitness Is Important To Help Maintain A Healthy Body & Optimal Structural Support

 A building will topple to the ground if the foundation for its structure isn’t sound and stacked correctly, one brick on top of the next.  We increase our risk of injury and unnecessary wear-and-tear on our system if our human structure is out of whack. The Foundation of our Structure is the Feet: To maintain […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Foot Fitness Tips for Alignment of Your Feet, Ankles, and Heels

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 […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Walk Healthy: Improve Foot Fitness & Reduce Foot Pain

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 […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.