It’s important to stretch out your calves regularly, especially if they feel tight. Because your two calf muscles connect to the knee and bottom of your heel, tight calves can result in foot issues like achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis as well as knee pain and shin splints. To ensure you’re getting your calf stretches in, you may want to invest in a handy slant board. Here, we did some research and rounded up some of the best wooden options on the market.
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1. StrongTek Professional Slant Board
This pick is made of strong, durable lauan hardwood plywood can be adjusted 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 degrees.
Pros: A convenient side handle allows for easy portability.
Cons: Some may find it slightly heavy.
2. Flybold Slant Board
This one is rendered from plywood with a birchwood finish and can also support 450 pounds.
Pros: It also features side handles and five adjustable incline levels. It comes with a spiky sensory foot massage ball, a resistance band and visual exercise guide.
Cons: It may slide on hard surfaces like tile or wood.
3. Rolling With It Slant Board
This style features four angles and a secure, quick-adjust locking system.
Pros: A non-skid rubber base protects floors and prevents sliding. It also comes with its own convenient carrying bag.
Cons: This one only supports up to 350 pounds.