Foam Rolling: What, Why, and How! [How to Videos Included]

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foam rolling fox fitnessYou’ve probably seen one…

Maybe you’ve even tried one…

But you’re still not sure exactly why or how to foam roll then keep reading.

Foam rolling has A LOT of benefits including:

  • Reduced tension
  • Increased circulation
  • Lengthening/stretching of tight muscles
  • Reduction and prevention of pain
  • Injury prevention
  • Increased energy
  • Increased range of motion
  • Increased performance in the gym
  • Improved posture
  • Faster recovery from workouts

So if you’re not foam rolling on a regular basis you definitely should be. Foam rolling is a form of self-massage and if you’ve ever had a massage you know how good your body feels after getting one!

Here’s a little more on why you should foam roll and how to select the right foam roller for you:

Now you may be wondering how exactly to foam roll. Here are two videos, one highlighting some upper body foam rolling exercises and the other highlighting some lower body foam rolling exercises.

 

Want to learn more?

Be sure to join us for our next Foam Rolling Workshop. Click here for more info.

 

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