Day 5 of the 10-Day Bunion Friendly Fitness Series.
A short routine to improve mobility and flexibility in the calves, ankles and toes. Try adding this sequence of stretches to the end of your workouts two to three times a week. Or after a hike, run or pickleball session. Exercises are best performed barefoot on a hard-surfaced floor, either seated or standing.
Tools: a small, light dish towel or washcloth, a medium density, fist-size ball (tennis balls, whiffle balls and lacrosse balls are all good choices), a fit loop or physio band and a sturdy chair for performing the stretches seated