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Self myofascial release & calves: An effective alternative

I’ve always struggled to do self myofascial release on the lower leg muscles, largely due to the fact that applying pressure on them is quite troublesome. 115 more words

Alternative Method

Self Myofascial Release

“OUCH.”  “What the??”  “This hurts!!”

These are all common responses I hear from someone the first time they try self myofascial release. (SMR)

No, this isn’t one of my toddler’s toys, and it’s not a noodle for the swimming pool. 473 more words

Roll With It

By Lisa Rhea

Would you believe me if I told you there was a way for you to get a daily massage that will keep you feeling great and prevent injury for a one time investment of $20 and 10-20 minutes a day?  391 more words

Healthy Living

Foam rolling ... Ouch!

The foam roller….. It’s painful and makes me feel sick…. But secretly I love it! Do you use one? If not, you should. TKmaxx have them in store for only £16 – that’s a bargain. 152 more words

Fitness Book Review: The Roll Model

Everyone encounters physical pain through their lives. Instead of popping pills to manage this pain, we need to come up with other alternatives. *The Roll Model by Jill Miller is a book you will want to have your library of possible fixes for aches and pains and for better overall mobility. 396 more words


Stretching and Rolling

Yesterday I danced my butt off!! It was the perfect way to spend the first day of the year. Great company, awesome dancing. Before leaving to go dancing I thought to myself I wanted to stretch as I knew this kind of dancing requires my whole body, but I didn’t make time for it. 559 more words


Foam Rolling & SMFR

I remember my early days of swimming where I actually felt indestructible. No matter what I did in training, I was able to come back the next day feeling fresh and ready to go again. 871 more words

Body And Mind