Our feet require our attention, especially given how critical their proper functioning is to everything we do. Feet need to be exercised as much as any other parts of our body. The term active foot refers to all the muscles in the foot working together to promote a stable base. Creating an active foot can be thought of by pulling the ground together between the toes and heels, almost like making a fist with the foot. An active foot will have an arch and some form of flexion. Additionally, an active foot has a host of benefits, including better performance in lifting and sporting activities. Exercises that can strengthen the feet include squats and lunges. The floor is gripped with the toes, and the balls of the feet and heel are lifted up. If you would like additional information on how to strengthen the feet for lifting and sports endurance, it is suggested that you consult with a podiatrist.
Exercising your feet regularly with the proper foot wear is a great way to prevent injuries and build strength. If you have any concerns about your feet, contact Gabe Rodriguez, DPM from Sioux Falls Foot Specialist. Our doctor can provide the care you need to keep you pain-free and on your feet.
Exercise for Your Feet
Exercise for your feet can help you gain strength, mobility and flexibility in your feet. They say that strengthening your feet can be just as rewarding as strengthening another part of the body. Your feet are very important, and we often forget about them in our daily tasks. But it is because of our feet that are we able to get going and do what we need to. For those of us fortunate enough to not have any foot problems, it is an important gesture to take care of them to ensure good health in the long run.
Some foot health exercises can include ankle pumps, tip-toeing, toe rises, lifting off the floor doing reps and sets, and flexing the toes. It is best to speak with Our doctor to determine an appropriate regimen for your needs. Everyone’s needs and bodies are different, and the activities required to maintain strength in the feet vary from individual to individual.
Once you get into a routine of doing regular exercise, you may notice a difference in your feet and how strong they may become.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact our office located in Sioux Falls, SD . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.