When you think about, our balance system is truly remarkable. The fact that we can stand, walk, bend and move without falling is amazing. The thing is though, we probably don’t think about our balance system too much, at least until it fails us.
It is often thought that our balance just naturally gets worse as we age, and for most people it does. The reason this occurs is not because we are just getting old, it is because we don’t train it. Like a lot of things in our bodies, if you don’t use, you lose it. Keep reading to see how our balance system works.
Here is our latest video showing 2 exercises that you can do to help improve your balance and how well your feet work at the same time. Try them out and see what you think.
In the last few posts I have discussed foot positioning and some simple techniques to help reduce the tension and muscle imbalances that often develop as a result of foot dysfunction. Hopefully you have tried a few of them and your feet are feeling better. The next step in the process is to help strengthen the feet and regain control of the muscles. There are lots of different exercises to do, but these are some good ones to start with. Continue reading to learn about the exercises.
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