To help with maintaining flexibility, try a deep squat. A deep squat is great as it will target a number of different areas.

Watch the video or read more below:

Important note: Please don’t do this if you’ve got known problems with your ankles, knees, or hips. Stop if this is causing you any aches or pains.

The squat will target the:

Ankles ✔

Knees ✔

Hips ✔


Watch out for your heels

Try and get your heels touching the floor.

This can be very challenging in the beginning, particularly if you’ve got tight calves and legs in general. Keep persevering with the squat and slowly you’ll be able to stretch and improve your range of movement and get the heels on the floor.

Try a Deep Squat and get your heels on the floor - which is challenging to begin with.

Try a Deep Squat:

Hold the position for 20 seconds

2-3 times a day

Slowly you’ll be able to get that heel to the floor and you’ll maintain flexibility in your ankle knee and hip.


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Trying out different exercises is key to improving and maintaining the body’s flexibility, which in turn can help with recruiting muscles efficiently. If you’ve got any questions on the above, then please let us know (click for contact details).

Remember – Listen to your Body!

Please remember to listen to your body. Get any aches and pains checked out sooner rather than later.


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