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SKIP this exercise if painful or uncomfortable

Blue (lower body) Journey

The 1 Star Sequence

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Exercise 2 (Tip Toe)

Anchor 1

Follow the onscreen breathing instructions Inhale Exhale

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  • Learn and follow the exercise instructions below.

  • Practice this exercise daily as part of your sequence. 

  • Perform this exercise only in pain free and comfortable ranges.

  • If necessary, seek professional advise to use as part of a rehabilitation program.

Learn the Exercise

Tip Toe is a basic exercise for initial training of ankle and calf function as well as body awareness during movement, with arm assistance.


  • Perform this exercise in pain-free and comfortable ranges only. If painful or uncomfortable, perform less range of this exercise.

  • If it is not possible, skip this exercise and consult with a physical therapist or movement professional.

  • When relevant, ensure that this exercise is within the surgeon's post-operation protocol.


  • Move - stretch - return - relax -...

Breathing Pattern

  • Inhale - Starting position.

  • Exhale - Movement, stretch and return phases.

  • Inhale - Relax phase.

Starting Position

  • Stand in the tall upright position close to the bar.

  • Place hands gently on bar.

  • Look towards the horizon and inhale.

Movement Phase

  • Upon exhalation, tilt the body-line slightly forward while pushing the bar downwards with the hands.

  • Raise the heels from the floor until on tippie toes.

Stretch Phase

  • Feel thet the ankles are at their end of range and the toes are pushing downwards on the floor.

  • Pushi downwards on the bar for the body to reach its maximum height and to further increase the ankle flexion ranges.

  • Maintain this position for about a second, continue exhaling to hold the body posture.

  • Feel all toes pressing down on the floor.

Return Phase

  • While still exhaling, lower the heels to return to the starting position.

Relax Phase

  • Inhale, relax the body in the tall position and prepare for the next repetition.

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