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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Recommended for people with hammertoes, toe cramps, or pain in the ball of the foot.
Demonstrate the footprinting procedure, emphasizing the ball of the foot
In a standing position, lift one foot up onto the ball of the foot.
Keeping the nose over the knees, the hurdler will touch down on the ball of the foot (very important), with the center of gravity in front of the touch-down foot (Photos 1, 4-6).
High arches give a half-moon impression, with only a thin line between the ball of the foot and the heel.
Fashionable high heels put pressure on toes and the ball of the foot, stretching and compressing tendons and ligaments into unnatural shapes.
Unlike the inside of a standard high heel that shifts all the stress and pressure on the ball of the foot, the Insolia technology redistributes the weight to the heel, where it is meant to be.
While a running shoe should provide overall shock absorption and optimal heel control, walking shoes should be lightweight and provide extra shock absorption under the ball of the foot to reduce tenderness in this area, as well as prevent heel pain.
At the same time, the right leg and hip provide a vertical/horizontal impulse through the ball of the foot.