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Helps prevent calf pulls and Achilles tendonitis.
Stand about 12” from a wall, with your hands on the wall at shoulder height. Step backwards with one foot, so that the toe of that foot is even with the heel of your forward foot. Lean in towards the wall while bending the forward knee. Keep the rearward knee straight and the rearward foot flat on the floor. Hold this position for 30 seconds. Gently bend the rearward knee – still keeping the rearward foot flat on the floor - and hold for 30 seconds. Do two or three repetitions on each side.