6 Exercises to Boost Foot and Ankle Strength

Our feet carry our full bodyweight step after step, mash the pedals when asked and help drive our body through the water. While we often focus on larger muscle groups when training, your feet and ankles may require specific attention.

Soft tissue in our feet and around our ankles is often tender to the touch, and taking care of your feet and ankles goes beyond self-myofascial release. There are plenty of exercises that can help strengthen the muscles throughout our lower legs.

Exercising your feet isn't as flashy as other strength exercises, but do not discount its effectiveness. Muscle dysfunction in the lower leg can alter your mechanics and could lead to injury.

Here are some exercises to help strengthen your feet and ankles.

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