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Tuesday Training Tip: Let's Talk Feet

After seeing a particularly gnarly Runner’s World slideshow of ugly runner’s feet, I thought it would be a good idea to talk about runner’s feet and how to a) not get them and b) treat them if you have them. 632 more words

Tuesday Training Tip

Self Myofascial Release (Foam Rolling)

What is Self Myofascial Release SMR?

SMR is a type of warm up used in today’s health and fitness industry that attempts to release the built up tension in the connective tissues surrounding the muscles, bones, nerves and organs called the Fascia. 416 more words


Stretch It Out

Head, shoulders, knees and-OUCH!!!-toes…

I remember that song and dance being a lot less painful when I was in Kindergarten than nowadays. Bending down to touch my toes used to be as easy as 1, 2, 3. 750 more words


The Science of Foam Rolling

Author: Joe Sage, NASM-CPT, FNS

Self-myofascial release (SMR) is a form of stretching that focuses on relieving tension in fascial system of our bodies. Fascia is a connective tissue that forms sheets beneath the skin that surround and separate muscle. 159 more words

Achieve Wellness


If you are a client of FitTrition, you know that we talk about Foam Rolling a lot….a lot.

If you are not a client of… 2,147 more words


Roll Recovery R8

As a runner, I have acquired a lot of running-related materials. Whoever said running is the most expensive, free sport out there, hit the nail square on the head. 1,313 more words


Self Myofascial release

At my current job, we promote self myofascial release using foam rollers.

One of the first few questions we get with clients who are not familiar with this technique is : 228 more words

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