Feet are very important parts of our body. We need to take proper care of our feet to prevent back, hip and knee pain.
Here we are going to give you list of 5 exercises which will help you prevent pain, and strengthen your feet.
- Toe Presses
You need to warm up your muscles before you start exercising. Try to press your toe. While standing slightly bend your knees then grip the floor with your toes. Hold it 5 seconds and relive. Repeat it 10 times.
- Toe Walking
With this exercise you will strengthen your toe muscles. Stand on your tiptoes and move forward for 20 seconds. After that, rest 10 seconds and walk again 5 more times.
- Ankle circles
You should lie on the back and extend one leg overhead. Then rotate clockwise the ankle of the extended leg and count to 10. Repeat it with the other leg.
- Resisted Flexion
To do this exercise you must sit on the floor, straighten the feet in front of you and wrap an exercise band around the bedpost. After that, put the band on the top of your feet and lean backward in order to tighten the band. Keep this position for 5 seconds.
- Toe Pencil Pickups
You need to place a pencil on the floor and lift it off the floor. Keep it 10 seconds and release it. Do 5 repetitions for both feet.
Source: My Healthy Book