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Begin by placing the foam roller on the thigh muscles, using your hands or elbows for stability. Rotate to the side so that the outside of your thigh is in contact with the foam roller. Find a tender spot, pause, then bent and extend the knee while keeping pressure on the muscle.
5 Foam Rolling Mistakes to Avoid Recover the right way after your tough workout. by CHRISTINA D’ADAMIO February 17, 2017 PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF DANIEL GIORDANO Don’t make yourself sore(r) after a tough workout by overusing your foam roller. Learn how to properly use the tool instead, and reap the benefits of toned muscles.More: 7 Foam Rolling Moves for…
JULY 20, 2017 Five Foam Rolling Exercises to Try Now Chrissy Abram SHARE Do you feel your body instantly tense when you hear the words foam rolling? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Running, spinning, squats, we can do that. Our ego tells us, “we got this.” Then our eyes catch sight of the foam roller…
roll up and down & side to side for 30 seconds
Explode up onto the forefoot and you raise the heel simulating a sprinters technique
Begin on your elbows with the foam roller under your thigh. Find a tender point, and slowly roll up and down, side to side, or remain stationary.
Sit on the foam roller with one leg crossed over. Slowly roll back and forth or side to side across the IT band.
Lie with foam roller underneath shoulder blades. Hug shoulders together, lift the hips, and roll slowly up and down, or side to side.
Lie with the foam roller under your latissimus muscle. Slightly lift the hips off of the ground, and roll slowly up and down the muscle.
This is used to help mobilize the Tensor Fascia Latae, which connects into the Iliotibial Band (ITB). You can foam roll the TFL in preparation or for cool down before or after a workout. This can be used to help improve tissue mobility and improve recovery, and alleviate knee or hip pain. You can find…
Light weights and the foam roller can be used to also improve thoracic spine mobility. The thoracic spine can be limited by sitting at a desk for too long, so this mobilization uses the shoulders to help open up the thoracic spine. Set up on the foam roller, and engage the core by pulling the…