How to Realign Your Toes and Relieve Tightness in Your Feet

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oot health equals whole-body health and, unfortunately, the design of many modern shoes doesn’t support the health of our feet. When the alignment of your foot is altered by a narrow and/or lifted toe box, or a lifted heel (which includes the padded heels found in many running shoes) it’s going to impact the way the rest of your body …

If You Wear Shoes, You Need This Calf Stretch

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I’ve really been looking forward to sharing today’s exercise with you! I learned this stretch in Katy Bowman’s Restorative Exercise™ program, and it’s the most simple and effective calf stretch I’ve ever come across. First, though, you need to know why this is so important. When your lower legs (calves, shins, etc.) get too tight, they can’t align properly with your …

Turn the Fascia Cat into a Super Hamstring & Calf Stretch

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 (This is part two of a three-part series where we break the Fascia Cat Stretch down into its component parts.) In the last video we focused on spinal articulation and looked at how tight legs can block movement of the spine and pelvis. Today I’ll show you an exercise to help with leg tightness by turning the Fascia Cat exercise into …

How to Reactivate the Natural Spiraling Motion of Your Feet

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Something I learned from one of my favorite teacher in the world is to teach a feeling within an exercise as opposed to just teaching an exercise. You see, if I can teach you a feeling that you can identify with when you walk out of the studio door, you’re much more likely to embody the concept and make it …

My Favorite Exercise for Increasing Ankle Mobility and Releasing the Soles of Your Feet

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This exercise targets the soft tissue that runs from behind your knee all the way through the bottom of your foot; specifically your soleus muscle, achilles tendon and plantar fascia. These three structures are connected. The soleus leads into the achilles tendon and the achilles tendon goes around the heel bone where it leads into the plantar fascia. If you …