Health & beauty
Modern Woman Health Woes, Solved
Your attachment to your cell phone and high heels is hurting your health. Here's what you can do to fix it
Quality: Look for well-constructed shoes made from breathable leather and non-synthetics, with shock absorbing materials in the ball of the foot.
Shape: Pick shoes that contour your arch and distribute weight over the entire foot. "Your best option is to aim for a 1.5- to 2-inch heel with a wedge sole."
Moderation: Wear heels only once or twice a week, or only on weekends. If you need to wear them daily, wear comfy shoes to get to and from work, and wear your heels at the office.
Stretch: Do this stretch before putting heels on and after taking them off: Sit on the floor with your legs out in front of you, then pull up and back on your toes for 30 seconds. Repeat five times.
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