Foot Position Matters When Exercising

foot shot of a person doing a deadlift exercise

Correct foot position is very important for an optimal exercising experience, and should be a major point of focus for anybody who is working out — that is the consensus among physical therapists and personal trainers.

Your foot position impacts your overall stability, the amount of weight you can lift, and your risk of injury.

Unfortunately, there’s no “one size fits all” solution for the optimal stance while doing exercises. Due to how our joints and muscles are built, every individuals foot positioning will likely vary a little.

It is suggested that the best way to figure out the stance most fitting for you should be to consult a fitness professional. However, this article still provides some solid starting points for the most common exercises out there if a fitness professional isn’t easily available.

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