Exercise of the Day: Calf Raises It’s important to strengthen your calves and ankles. We use them everyday when we walk, run, jump or play sports. They improve our mobility and performance. Having weak ankles and calves can lead to injuries such as ankle/calf sprains, ankle fractures or even damage to your achilles tendon. Having strong ankles and calves are especially important for runners because it helps your foot push off when you run and your knee flexion when your leg swings. Aim...
Combining knee tuck with Russian twist. Make sure ball@3 inches from ground and legs kick out with pointed toes to the ground to prevent lower back stress. Try 25-50 x with other exercises. Hanging leg raises, plank, etc... Tap bio link above to get over +50 workouts guaranteed different then average burped etc..
Simple heel raises to help strengthen your feet and the muscles around your ankles. 1. Place the balls of your feet (with toes pointing straight) on a wood block, step or large book. 2. Allow your heels to slowly drop down and maintain this position for five seconds. 3. Raise your heels as high as you can and maintain this position for three seconds. Repeat, only with the toes pointed inward toward each other, then with the toes pointed outward and away from each other. #Foothealth
The secret to a slim waist lies in a combination of exercises that work your abs, obliques and the transverse abdominals. These 10 waist slimming moves are perfect for toning and defining your waist and abs, and banish those love handles for good! http://www.spotebi.com/workout-routines/at-home-waist-slimming-exercises-for-women/
Want to Prevent Shin Splints? Try Doing Wall Toe Raises: Heel Walking - Stretching and Strengthening
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Strong shin muscles & shin splints : This small muscle is critical for controlling your foot landing. When it's weak, your calf muscles must absorb the extra shock, which can lead to shin splints. Wearing high heels makes it worse: They keep your feet flexed, which weakens your shins and can shorten your calf muscles. Fix it with Toe Raises and the Calf stretch.
Get ready for ski/board season with this workout! * Burpee broad jumps * Lateral hops Single leg dips (30 secs with each leg up) * Single leg lateral hops ( 1 minute each leg) * Plank jacks * Forearm to hand planks Calf raises Toe raises REPEAT 2 MORE TIMES