As we said before, foam rolling can be done on even the smallest, most hard-to-reach muscle groups. Here are a few more techniques to get your blood flowing…
While foam rollers have become a staple in both gyms and homes, they don’t always get used often enough. If your foam roller has been gathering dust under the couch, it’s time to pull it out and try some of the top techniques used to better circulation, hydration and recovery time. And the best part about foam rolling is that it applies to every single muscle group. Here are a few of the go-to muscle-specific moves, recommended by both doctors and fitness pros.
Whether it’s at your physical therapist’s office or your local fitness facility, surely you’ve seen foam rollers. While these cylindrical foam tools can look a bit intimidating, they are extremely powerful when it comes to pain relief and recovery. Here are a few reasons why foam rolling does every body good.
Back in the day, people only got massages when they were on vacation or when they took an annual visit to a luxury spa. Nowadays, after much research supporting the benefits of massage, these 30 to 75-minute sessions are becoming more popular and for good reason. Not only does massage therapy work by relieving tight muscles, but studies have shown that it is linked to treating anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches, sports injuries, myofascial pain syndrome, stress-related insomnia, soft tissue strains or injuries, and fibromyalgia.