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Foot Care and the Best Exercises for Your Feet After Foot Surgery

Q&A about foot fitness resources from This week I received an email with questions about some of the foot fitness resources I’ve got available at  I had such a great conversation with Lisa about taking care of her feet and figuring out the best exercises for feet after foot surgery, that I asked […]

Posted by administrator in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Put a little “Spring” in Your Step to Strengthen Your Feet

The muscles of our feet are designed somewhat like springs.    If our arches are strong and working well, there is a spring effect that we can work with to be “light on our feet,” improve balance, and more easily transfer our weight from leg to leg to propel our bodies forward through space to walk […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

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 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.

A Fantastic Feet Toe Stretch to Help Reduce Toe Pain and Foot Pain

Improve the Mobility of your Toes.  Activate, Lift, & Strengthen the Arch of Your Foot.  Help Improve Gait and Foot Action to Walk & Run Faster and Farther with Happy, Healthy Feet. How flexible is your Foot?  Do your toes bend easily in each direction?  Can you stand or kneel and tuck your toes way […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Foot Care Frequently Asked Questions

What tips do you have about foot fitness and how it relates to Pilates?

Did you know? Seventy-five percent of Americans will experience foot health problems of varying degrees of severity at one time or another in their lives. Only a small percentage of the population is born with foot problems. The American Podiatric Medical Association believes: It’s neglect, and a lack of awareness of proper care, including ill-fitting shoes, […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Dr. Oz: Helpful Hints to Pick the Best Shoes for Your Feet

It’s great to see that even Dr. Oz is helping to educate people about the benefits of wearing the right shoes to keep your feet healthy.  Check out this Dr. Oz show video to see what he has to say about determining your arch type – normal, flat, or high, and what the wear patterns […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Links to Interesting Articles, Videos.

Important Information about Common Foot Problems from America’s Podiatrist Dr. Michael Nirenberg

Thanks to guest author America’s PodiatristSM,  Dr. Michael Nirenberg for these great insights into some common foot pain problems.  I hope that you have healthy and happy feet, but if any of the foot problems below are an issue for you – please listen to your feet and seek medical attention if necessary.  Treatment and […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Guest Bloggers.

Barefoot Running and Foot Fitness

It is fantastic to see national headline news picking up stories about foot fitness and the benefits of barefoot exercise! One of Christopher McDougall’s comments in this video clip is that he was searching for anything that might help him reduce injuries and keep on running.  With a closet full of shoes that  just wasn’t […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Dance, Exercise and Fitness, Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Health, Pilates.