Safely and easily stretch ankles at increasingly steep angles using the Cando 10-1179 Adjustable Ankle Incline Board. The board adjusts to allow the user to perform 10°, 15°, 20°, and 30° stretches. The adjustment is easily performed by the user, simply by inserting the board into the desired back slot. Made of sturdy ABS plastic, the board is rated to support over 500 pounds. It weighs just four pounds so it can be easily transported and stored. The surface measures a generous 14 x 14 and features a non-slip grooved surface for added safety and efficiency. The slotted back can be used to hold onto as a handle for added stability and peace of mind during exercise.
Stretching ankles and calves has a number of health benefits. Improving flexibility and range of motion in the ankles can reduce risk of injury and provide for more efficient movement. This can be beneficial in individual who participate in high-impact athletics in which one is prone to ankle injuries, such as running, basketball, soccer, or tennis. In individuals with injuries or physical disabilities, these stretches can provide exercise to these muscles to prepare the individual to perform activities requiring ankle dorsiflexion, such as ascending and descending stairs. The device allows individuals to safely perform stretches without requiring another person, so the exercises can be performed individually at home, either as part of a prescribed physical therapy or personal training routine, or in the context of a personal home fitness routine.
Slant Board increases extension in the lower and upper back while stretching the calves. Board is made of a heavy-duty composite plastic. Angle of incline adjusts to 4 levels and folds flat (3-inches) to store easily. Levels are 5°, 15°, 25°, and 35°. The last slot on the board makes an excellent hand-hold for stretching. Non-slip top measures 14" x 14".