Outside foot walk

Barefoot Conditioning Capacity

Outside Foot Walk

Aims:

  • Develop outside ankle mobility (supination)

  • Improve the strength of the ankle invertor muscles

  • Enhance ankle proprioception

Technique:



Outside foot walk – travel forwards on the very outside edge of your foot.

  • Rock your weight on to the outside edge of both feet without fully rolling the ankle

  • Take small steps forwards of about a foot in length, always making contact with the ground on the outside edge of the foot

Prescription:

  • 2 x 10m performed as a pair with another barefoot exercise

Progression:

  • Perform the toe walk but with your weight shifted to the inside edge of your foot