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.
Before you read this post I would like to you to stand up tall, close your eyes, walk on the spot for a few seconds then stop. Without moving your feet, look down and see where your feet are positioned. Are they pointing straight ahead? Are they pointing outwards or inwards? Do they roll inwards or do they roll outwards? Keep this mind as we will discuss the importance of this later on.
The feet seem to be an overlooked part of the body and typically they are only focused on when they are sore. This should not be the case, in fact we should all pay much more attention to them. In this blog series, I will discuss how important the feet are and why you should be paying more attention to them.
For a lot of people the summer holidays are winding down and most of us will shortly be back at work. Holiday time often involves going to the beach, playing at parks with the kids or being out in the garden. A lot of these activities are done barefoot and this may be one reason why we feel so good when we are on holiday (apart from not having the stress of work hanging over us). Why could walking barefoot with the soles of the feet free to mesh with the surface of the earth make us feel good you may ask? Well the answer is a process called earthing or grounding. Continue reading to see what effects grounding can have on your health.
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