Keeping Your Feet Happy Infographic
KEEP THEM HAPPY / KEEP YOU HEALTHYYour feet are your foundation, so making comfort a priority could help support your goal to Move More.
Use these tips to keep them healthy so you don’t get sidelined by a pain in the foot.
GET COMFY:As much as possible, wear supportive, comfortable shoes that fit well.
KNOW YOUR FEET:Keep an eye out for blisters, cuts, sores, swelling and tenderness.
TAKE A STAND:Alternate periods of sitting, standing and moving throughout the day.
LIGHTEN UP:Maintain a healthy weight to stay light on your feet, knees and body.
CROSS TRAIN:Mix in different activities to avoid repetitive impact – take a chance on something fun!
BEFORE AND AFTER:Include your feet, ankles, calves and knees in your warm up and cool down routines.
GET SUPPORT:Try orthotics or shoe inserts for additional support, comfort and pain relief from common foot, back and knee issues.
EAT SMART / ADD COLOR / MOVE MORE / BE WELLLearn more ways to add activity to your routine at HEART.ORG/HEALTHYFORGOOD
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