Build strong feet with these 2 exercises.
- Sitting or standing, push toes down into the floor so your arch raises slightly. Keep you heel on the ground. Hold for 10 seconds and repeat x 5 each foot.
- Calf raises with band around ankles. Raise up onto your toes whilst pulling outwards into band. Do 3 sets of 20. To progress, try doing it on one leg at a time and/or make the band tighter.
Andrew Clark is a father of 3 and the owner and principal physiotherapist at Clinical Physiotherapy, St Ives. He graduated with a Masters degree from the University of Sydney in 2010 and has since had 10 years experience working in musculoskeletal private practice. He has undergone extensive professional development and has experience treating a wide variety of patients and musculoskeletal conditions.