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Caring for Feet While Exercising

You might overlook your feet while exercising, but it is important to pay attention to what they say during exercise to prevent injury. Aerobics, sports, jogging, running, and walking all stress the feet and require special care.

When it comes to protecting your feet during exercise, wearing the proper shoes is a must. Make sure they are comfortable and do not rub or squeeze the feet. Additionally, make sure they cushion the impact of each step for reduce stress and strain on feet and legs.

Your toes take a beating throughout the day, so make sure they get the attention they need. Exercises such as toe raises, toe curls, towel curls, marble pick-up, and sandwalking all help strengthen and condition the toes to prevent discomfort.

Stretching is important before any fitness regimen. Take about 5 to 10 minutes to stretch before a workout. These stretches can include wall pushups, hamstring stretches, and calf stretches that all help the feet and legs in preventing injuries.

Exercise your feet so they'll be ready for action.

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