Rising on the toes, while standing on a kerbside or on another similar object, is an excellent stretching exercise for the improvement of the postural stability, postural strength and strength and mobility of the feet.

The best way to begin is to walk a couple of minutes on the kerbside and after that make a few hops and jumps from the kerbside to the ground before you try to rise on the toes.

When you are able to walk confidently on the kerbside, try to rise on the toes of both feet for just one second or less. Repeat two to three times and after that, continue to walk on the kerbside for two to three minutes…. [The full text of this article is in the book]

 

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