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Toe Balance Walk

Try this balance exercise with me now! 

It's more interesting than standing on one leg, and is a great balance challenge. 

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The Toe Balance Walk will improve your balance, ankle stability and postural control. 

  • Make sure to perform this walk next to something you can hold onto. I am doing it next to a wall but a long bannister, table or kitchen worktop is even better, as you can really hold on.
  • Distribute your weight evenly across both feet
  • Pull up as tall as you can and come up straight (resist the temptation to lean forwards)
  • Go slowly and try your best to control the movement, on the way up and down

If you feel very unsteady doing this, place your feet a little wider apart as you step. 

If you want to make it more challenging, place your feet one in front of the other (as if walking on a tightrope).

I hope you enjoy doing this exercise with me!

Kerry

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