Good Moves February 2004 Issue

Ankle Stretches Reduce Risk Of Strains And Sprains

Your ankle joints are the weight-bearing workhorses of your body. These low-profile constructs of bones and ligaments bend and twist more than a million times a year to help you maintain balance and stability. Keeping your ankles strong and flexible makes them better able to bear your body weight and to withstand the sudden twists and turns of exercise, or of a misstep, with less risk of a stretched or torn ligament. Here are three…

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