In the Sport of Fitness, maximizing ankle dorsiflexion is one of the keys to athletic performance. My simply increasing range of motion at the ankle, it allows: 1. A more upright torso during squatting movements 2. Better depth with squatting movements 3. Less torque placed on low back and posterior chain during squatting movements Ever noticed how when you wear Olympic lifting shoes and movements sometimes feel easier? Often times it is because of the raised heel. This is one of our mainstays in terms of making our clients movements patterns more efficient.