calf muscles

Exercise Basics

Let Your Heels Protect Your Knees and Low Back

I would like to take a few minutes to sing the praises of your lowly heel, and what it can do for you. It turns out that your heel is connected. It’s connected in strategic ways to the back of your legs, and even your butt. Why is this important? Let’s go up the chain…

Movement | Stretching & Flexibility

What Is Your Achilles Heel?

Probably many of you have heard of the Greek myth of Achilles. Back in the days of yore, myth has it that Achilles was dipped into the river Styx in order to make him invulnerable. The problem came because his mother, Thetis, held him by his heel as she dipped him in, so that the…