Movement Tip Monday: Two Minutes to Happier Ankles

Dear ankles, you’re often neglected in mobility and flexibility training. But today is your day!
Okay, athlete. Want to squat strong and deep?  Your ankles better have the mobility.

Want to tackle plantar fasciitis? Time to stretch those achilles!

Run better, jump higher, stay injury free? You get the picture!

Ankle dorsiflexion is the movement of pulling the toe up wards towards as the heel stays down. And if you have limited range of motion, you’re going to have problems up the line (knee, hip, back) and down the line (plantar fascia and the rest of the foot).

So let’s turn to Coaches Chris and Megan, with an assisted ankle stretch that will take you all of two minutes, so let’s get cracking!

 

Need another great ankle stretch to add to your warmup? Check out Coach Megan’s go-to move!

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Want more quick, actionable tidbits without all the fluff? Check out our Movement Tip Monday archive.

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