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Foam rollers are becoming increasingly popular tools that help decrease muscle soreness related to exercise. So do they really work?
My PT recommended one and it works. While it is a little uncomfortable getting through the soreness, the stiffness and soreness relief is very worth it. I have a smooth side one.
I purchased one at Costco and it is hard as a rock and very uncomfortable.
Thanks for sharing.
I haven't used my foam roller in quite a while. It is painful to use at times. I have lupus and fibromyalgia. However, I do use it when I feel muscle is tight.
I have a foam roller and don't use it. Hit home when she mentioned "if it hurts, you need to use it more often." I am a ball of knots.
Thanks Nicole-I have seen the foam rollers but really didn't know too much about them. Thanks again!!!!
YOU ARE SIMPLY AWESOME!!
Thanks for the information on how to use a foam roller. Very helpful.
Thanks for the tips
I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau
I have a smooth one and a bumpy one. They work wonders! I saw a physical therapist a few years ago and he said it would loosen my leg IT-bands and it did. I use the foam rollers every day along with my stretching routine. Helps with tight muscles- loosen them up.
I have one and love it. Helps with my knees and hips.
I plan to start using my foam rubber roller.My hamstrings are my major sore and stiff areas that need work.The video is a good informational source. Thank you.
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