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Weak Ankles: Plantar Flexion With Resistance Band

Adding the resistance band helps to strengthen the muscles of the arch. And a strong arch helps prevent over pronation (excessive rolling inward of the ankle).

  • Sit on the floor with your right leg extended. Wrap one end of a resistance band around the ball of your right foot, and hold the other end in your hands. Keep toes flexed up.
  • Slowly press your foot forward pointing it as you maintain the band's resistance, then return to the starting position.
  • Do 20 reps, then repeat on left side.
Source: POPSUGAR Studios

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