At-Home Exercise Ankle Alphabet: Moving your ankles in a dynamic stretch with a full range of motion boosts circulation and loosens the ligaments and tendons that reside in the ankle area. While seated on the floor with your knees up, elevate one leg in the air and begin writing out the entire alphabet with your foot. Alternate between feet, as well as tracing the alphabet in lowercase and uppercase letters, in cursive and manuscript. This is great to strengthen your ankles. Designed to strengthen and stretch your stems, as well as minimize the risk of sustaining common ankle injuries. Give it a try, you’ll love it.