It empowers people with a level of self-care that previously, was only available through massage therapy. However, if you live by the foam roller, you could die by the foam roller. Foam rolling has been shown both to reduce muscle pain and soreness, as well as increase athletic performance. It works by applying smooth and targeted pressure to connective tissue. This pressure helps to lengthen and relax the connective tissue while eliminating adhesions “knots.” It also increases blood flow to the muscle tissue and can aide in proper neuron recruitment, which controls how efficiently our bodies move. Sounds great right? So, what’s the downside? No, it’s not that foam rolling hurts.
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