In this video, you learn how to target the lateral talocalcaneal joint (think, below boney protuberance on the outside of your ankle).
This is the area that is responsible for ankle sprains in most cases. It's important to know how to move this area well and with purpose.
Moving joints in practice helps to clarify sensory information being sent to your brain about how that joint moves. When we don't move our joints well they are unprepared for unplanned movements which can lead to injury or pain.
Let's get you moving your joints better with this ankle mobility drill!
Lateral Ankle Tilt
Here's how you perform the drill:
Let's get your feet moving freely! Let us know how it goes!
(Education Credit: this drill is part of a series of mobility drills taught by Z-Health Performance Solutions - a leading educational company in neuro-centric training for pain and performance)
About the Author:
Taylor Kruse, recently featured in Men's Health, is dedicated to empowering you with the truth and tools for improved health and performance.
His inspiration stems from more than 15 years of education and coaching through systems like Zhealth Performance, The Burdenko Method, and various movement practices.
In 2013, he co-founded KRUSE ELITE with girlfriend, Alisha Hale. Both are dedicated to inspiring people, coaches, and trainers into their best health and performance.