Foot Stability

Our feet connect our bodies to the ground. Its important to find stability in our feet to create a solid foundation for movement. We want a balanced weight distribution over the three points of your foot that contact the ground – this is called the tripod foot. 

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Lacking stability in your feet can affect how your body moves. Let’s look at the squat – too much pressure on the inside of your foot may result in knees collapsing in. 

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Too much pressure on the outside will cause your foot to lose contact with the ground making your squat less stable and strong. 

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To practice creating a stable foot stand tall without shoes on. Screw your feet into the ground – keep your big toe down and rotate your knees outward. This will create a slight arch in your foot.

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This concept carries over to everyday activities like walking and running. Bringing awareness to your foot stability can improve how your movement looks and feels.

Taylor Reuillard

@tailored_strength

 

Foot Stability

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