12 Ways to Build Ankle Strength for Top Performance

The third way to strength your ankle is by doing plyometric workouts. Plyometric training uses jumping type movements to strengthen muscles and make them more explosive. Perform each exercise 10 to 15 times.

Scissor Hops

Begin in a lunge position. Jump and switch feet in mid-air landing with the opposite foot forward.

Scissor hops

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Standing Squat Jumps

Begin in a quarter squat position. Jump from that position and land softly.

Standing squat jumps

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On the toes, take large bounding steps at about 50 percent of your maximum running speed. One repetition should be about 50 feet.

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