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Great Ideas for Foot and Lower Leg health

Life is full of opportunities that we want to grab with both hands. However a moments though on how best to protect and look after our feet and lower legs and could pay dividends in the future. Here are many great ideas that just may keep you on your feet .

Warming Up and Stretching 

Warming up and cooling down before exercise can help keep you injury free.Not warming up can be harmful for your body because exercise can sometimes involve extreme, unpredictable movements. If muscles aren't properly warmed up before exercise and remain cold, then they can be over stretched easily and muscle strains can occur, possibly leading to further injury and certainly pain.Warming up improves the elasticity in your muscles and increases your flexibility, preventing over-stretch injuries. Warming up also promotes the circulation in your body, the more blood flow you have to your muscles the harder and longer they can work, preventing the early onset of fatigue.  Read More...