• Strong Flexible Feet = Less injury from falling

    When walking around in the snow and ice you need to strong feet and ankles to prevent you from falling. Try these three exercises for strong flexible feet.

    #1 windshield wiper feet – lie on your back with your knees bent and feet wider than your hips.  Without lifting the sole of your feet windshield wipe your feet. Pausing at the end of your range. 10-20 reps.

    #2 ankle circles –  lift  leg up and circle the ankle and foot one direction and then switch directions. 10 circles each.

    #3 Picking up a small towel – can be done standing or lying down. Pick up the towel with your toes and put it down. 10 reps each.

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