Heel Raises

Improves the strength of your ankles and calf muscles, improves balance and will help you stand for longer periods of time.

Start with five raises.


  • Make this easier

    • Reduce the number of repetitions.
    • Hold for less time.
  • Make this harder

    • Complete the movement supported or standing.
    • Increase the number of repetitions.
    • Hold or balance for longer.


Step 1

Raise both heels slowly off the floor at the same time and hold that position for 5-10 seconds.

Step 2

Ensure you lower your heels back down to the floor in a controlled motion.