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Supported Heel Raise

Make sure that you are warm before performing this exercise.

  • Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart, holding onto a fixed surface such as a wall or kitchen worktop.
  • Slowly lift the heels, keeping the weight over the big toes.
  • Avoid locking the knees.
  • Aim to lift for a slow count of 3 and lower for a slow count of 5 each time.
  • Repeat 10 to 20 times.


You take responsibility for your own exercise programme. All content should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your G.P. or any other health care professional. Please ensure you take all steps to ensure your personal safety and to minimise any risk while doing the exercises.

Individuals using these exercises do so at their own risk.

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