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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.

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.

Ankle Strengthening Exercises for Runners & Athletes

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 […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

4 Excellent Ways to Strengthen Your Ankles and Avoid Injury

Are you interested in staying healthy and injury-free?  Foot and Ankle strength, flexibility, and alignment is critical! Our ankles assist with balance,  help us run faster, and jump higher.  One missed step off a curb, or quick turn on the basketball court, soccer field, or during any other sports activity and if your ankle turns… […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.