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The importance of foot health in running cannot be overstated. Lack of strength and flexibility in the feet can cause a cascade of events that reverberates up the entire kinetic chain. The foot is our first and only point of contact with the ground, and, just as a house with an unstable foundation will be plagued by cracks and fissures, so too a human body with weak feet will suffer instability.WHAT IT IS
2 Key Exercises to Improve your Arch — FLXLIFE
Because of the continual impact requested of the feet in dance, fallen arches or improper technique at this part of the body can impact the entire alignment of the body and contribute to acute or chronic injury at the ankle, knee, hip, and/or back. Strengthening the muscles of the foot is incredibly important, which can result in a greater sense of balance and stability, better alignment, and more supple feet for greater artistic expression. Try these FLX-inspired supplemental foot s...
The barefoot gym workout that cures an arch enemy... flat feet
ple to get their shoes off as much as they can – at home, in the garden, anywhere there are no sharp objects on the floor,' says Fred Beaumont, of the Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. 'When your feet are stuck in poorly fitted shoes all day the foot muscles can become "unfit", leading to weak arches, which can result in flat feet. 'It may sound c