Rolling out the benefits of Foam Rollers

Foam rollers have become pretty mainstream over the last few years. Athletes swear by this piece of equipment to help keep muscles loose and limber, and to help in muscle recovery and increased performance. Every day fitness goers are also picking up this piece of equipment to help ease muscle soreness. So what is it all about? Foam rolling is a method of self-myofascial release, more commonly...Read more

Does Foam Rolling Work?

The primary purpose of a foam roller is to force a tight muscle to relax thus reducing pain and allow the opposing muscle to contract and stabilize the joint. When this happens, it can help increase range of motion, reduce inflammation, reduce scar tissue, and improve circulation as well as flexibility. They are used as a tool in the self-administered release of tension in soft tissue and are...Read more