This exercise can be performed by placing a small wedge underneath your heel. For this purposes you can use a book or perhaps rolled up towel. The exercise can be performed by standing on one leg with your hands on your hips – you may find it comfortable to have your foot slightly turned out.
Bend your standing leg, while reaching with the opposite foot towards the floor. Throughout this exercise try to maintain level hips.
The decline step down is an excellent exercise to help prepare for long distance running events.