People run for a lot of different reasons. Some want to lose weight or improve fitness, some run to relieve stress and others run to compete. Studies show the health benefits to running are enormous. Running reduces the likelihood of everything from cancer to the common cold. Learn More
Walking is a great, low-impact exercise that has a variety of health benefits. It can be a gateway exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health, and it's something that is accessible to just about everyone. Walking can help lower blood pressure and manage weight.
Why is fitness so important to overall health? There are many reasons walking, running, cycling, hiking, swimming and even dancing contribute to a healthier lifestyle. Most are physical, but some like higher self esteem and increased concentration skills are simply positive side effects. Learn More
Tight Calf muscles can cause or aggravate pre-existing foot problems. When the calf muscles are tight, and the foot tries to move up in dorsiflexion, ligaments and tendons in the arch of the foot stretches and weaken. This can lead to many conditions including painful flat feet, plantar fascitis, ankle arthritis, charcot arthopathy, diabetic forefoot ulcers, Achilles tendonitis, stress fractures of the foot and more. Proper stretching with our foot locking technique can help all these conditions.