Flexor Hallucis Longus
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Maintaining strong and healthy feet reduce your risk of injury and helps to improve your performance. There are numerous ways to strengthen your feet and ankle, in this article we will show you 3 of the best ballet foot exercises with theraband.
The Posterior tibial muscle helps to turn the foot in and down. Alongside the soleus muscle and the peroneus muscles, the posterior tibial tendon help stabilise the ankle and foot in pointe and demi-pointe.
There are 3 Peroneus muscles, they run along the outside of your shin, around the outer ankle, and connect to the outer and underside of the foot. They are a key stabiliser of the ankle and assist in turning out and down the foot.
The Flexor Hallucis Longus (FHL) is a long thin muscle connecting from the medial shin bone, under the foot, and onto the underside of the big toe. The FHL plays an extremely important role in improving pointe.