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Old 06-12-2011, 05:06 AM   #4
Michael Varin
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Re: Is there anything like the wrist stretches for ankles?

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Christopher Li wrote:
Unless your range of motion is reduced, you don't need any. These are focused on running, but you'll get the general idea:
A bit short-sighted...

Lack of ankle mobility is one of the primary reasons many people have knee problems.

This is something that can and should be improved.

But static stretching isn't where it's at.

Here is a video that will give you some ideas.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rET7J_kV3T0

-Michael
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