They are absolutely essential to your lifting, running and gymnastics.
The impact of CrossFit on the feet should not be underestimated!
This is my favourite when it comes to foot strength. Did you know the foot core needs to be strong? Just like your abs and core. The feet are no different. With lifting and jumping a strong foot core is ESSENTIAL.
Have a go at these simple tests to see how well your foot "core" muscles are switching on!
The foot CORE TESTS-
Imagine if your fingers did this and you couldn't actually control them moving - then you tried to do a handstand. Uh oh! That would be tricky.
Now, think about us walking on our feet all day every day. Running too.
We need coordinated toes and strong feet! They are 100% essential for every CrossFit Machine!
Take home points:
1. You NEED a strong foot core to be a CrossFit MACHINE!
2. Toes MUST be coordinated for ultimate stability with lifting
3. Practice these exercises every day and you'll see the results!