Self-myofascial release with a foam roller is absolutely necessary for maintaining athletic progress, giving immediate range of motion benefits and aiding recovery. Foam rolling breaks down soft tissue adhesions and scar tissue and soothes tight fascia, while also increasing blood flow and circulation to repair muscles.
Foam rollers are also be used for physical therapy, training and conditioning, core strength and stability, stretching, postural alignment, and balance exercises.
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