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Sparky wrote:Spending time standing on one foot is quite good for building ankle strength.
Wild Phil wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muqISbOnjLE
You need balls though.
Torbaydos wrote:Try tracing the alphabet with your ankle.
gummidge wrote:Skating is quite good for ankle strength.
Eviltwin wrote:Skate with all your body over one skate and the other one inline behind on its toe wheel. If the skate behind feels unstedy then put more presher on it. Then swap so the other skate have your body over it.
Keeping balance will work your ankle, and inprove your skating.
hatzi-katzi wrote:just practising different slalom moves I thought should do? no?
logicalguy wrote:So do the experts in here have any training/exercise tips to train the ankles? Maybe some things I could to to improve ankle strength and (more importantly) ankle flexibility and overall balance?? Well, specifically for slalom but even general tips would be awesome.
logicalguy wrote:Torbaydos wrote:Try tracing the alphabet with your ankle.
Awesome suggestion - will give my ankle joints a thorough workout. So how would you do it - one foot at a time? Just in the air or on the ground? With or without skates??
aTMsA wrote:Standing on one foot is good, to make it progressively harder, do it standing on a pillow and/or with your eyes closed
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