Foam Rolling

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Self Myofascial Release or foam rolling is a simple and effective way to aid in recovery, movement efficiency, flexibility, and pain reduction.

Benefits of foam rolling: Correct muscle imbalances, relax your muscles, improved flexibiliy, reduced soreness, improved recovery time, improved neuromuscular efficiency

How to: slowly roll the sore area until you reach a tender spot, hold that spot to relax the area then proceed to the next tender spot. 

Considerations: Foam rolling is not recommended for all clients however; those with congestive heart failure, kidney failure, or organ failure of any kind, bleeding disorders or skin conditions should perform foam rolling! If you have medical conditions, please consult with your Doctor before beginning SMR!