Foot flexibility and resistance exercises can be built into your daily routine. The majority of these may be completed throughout the working day. Some of them may be done while sitting at your desk, while others need you to stand up. To avoid slipping and falling, you should go barefoot and keep a chair, desk, or wall close for balance. If your feet hurt, do not undertake any workouts. Take some time to stretch and strengthen the muscles in your feet before beginning any foot workouts. Otherwise, especially with high-impact sports like tennis or aerobics, your feet will face the brunt of all that effort. Consult a foot care specialist first if you have arthritis, diabetes, cardiovascular difficulties, or structural foot problems that may limit your ability to exercise.
Benefits of Healthy Feet
People who stretch their feet and toes regularly are more likely to be aware of the major benefits that these movements can provide. These may include enhanced blood flow to the feet, appropriate stretching of the muscles in the soles of the feet and aiding in the balance of flat feet or fallen arches. Many people may experience modest alleviation from the fatigued feeling in their ankles and feet, as well as any swelling that may be present. As a result of increased strength, flexibility is often improved. There are several efficient foot and toe stretches, such as pointing and flexing the toes in one-way multiple times, then repeating in the opposite direction.
Check out our infographic below that shows 5 exercises that can easily be done anywhere to build strength and flexibility in the feet.