Toes stretch (on the ground)

Toes stretch (on the ground)

What you should feel?? When performed correctly, you will feel the muscles in your inner ankle burning. You may also feel discomfort at the ankle however you need to be able to recognise the difference between muscle and joint pain. If your muscles are burning, this is a good thing. Depending on how strong your foot is you may also fatigue in the small muscles and joints of the foot.


  • Holding onto something for balance, lift your back foot up and onto the toes
  • Once in that position drop your front knee to bend the toes of the back foot as much as you need to feel a stretch
  • Keep bending the toes further if you do not feel an adequate stretch in the toes
  • The further you go the stronger the stretch will be]
  • Hold for an allocated time

Main muscles targeted:

  • Muscles and joints of the toes

Main benefits:

This is mainly to improve the flexibility of the toe joints and the connecting tissue/ muscles.