Relieve Your Sore Feet in 15 Minutes
Four quick and easy routines to soothe your soles.
Achy-Feet Relief Routine
Who wouldn’t enjoy parties more in her slippers? The sole-crushing footwear you wear instead can wreak havoc on the 100-plus muscles, ligaments, and tendons in each ankle and foot, causing—ouch!—pain. Soothe your feet with stretches designed by Katy Bowman, a human-movement expert in Los Angeles and the creator of the Aligned and Well DVD series ($15 each, alignedandwell.com). Do the four-move circuit detailed on the following slides—up to three times daily while you’re on, say, the holiday party circuit—holding each move for up to a minute.
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So maybe you can’t change your health overnight. But you can get a head start.