The Right Way to Strengthen your Feet

Men's Journal—April 23, 2015

Weak feet are often the real source of chronic injuries and pain and can be caused by shoe confinement and idleness under a desk all day.

"We plant our feet more than 10,000 times a day to sit, stand and walk; make that 15,000 to 20,000 times if you exercise," said Rock G. Positano, DPM, MSC, MPH, Director of Non-Surgical Foot and Ankle Center at Hospital for Special Surgery. "And each time our foot presses into the ground, it absorbs some 300 pounds of force." That’s a lot of wear and tear!

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