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Myofascial Release Foam Roller

Before we get started it is important that you know what the word myofascial means. The word ‘myo’ means muscle and ‘fascia’ means band. Fascia is a strong but very flexible connective tissue which envelops every structure including the organs, muscles, tendons, and bones of the entire body providing support and protection. Therefore it is easy to see why the release of tension among those structures is very important and can keep you from getting injured.

The myofascia can get tears in them and if they don’t heal properly, the various layers of fascia can cause adhesions.  These adhesions stop the muscles working as freely and easily as they should which can then cause pain and discomfort...

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Best High Density Foam Roller

When you’re in the search for a foam roller there are a large number of manufactured foam rollers to choose from. Small foam rollers, large foam rollers, rollers with deep groves, rollers with no groves and many different foam rollers that have varying amounts of foam surrounding the tube. There is a new foam roller unlike any other on the market, with a high density core surrounded by a protective mid density foam. This foam roller is  called ergonflow. It is great to roll out deep trigger points and tight muscles with less discomfort than traditional foam rolls, designed by a team of physical therapists.

This foam roller was designed with a high density EPE foam core surrounded by a mid density foam casting...

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Best Foam Roller, IT Band Exercises

Foam rollers are a great way to loosen up before a workout. When you combine foam roller exercises with IT band exercises you can have the best workouts you have ever had, and feel more refreshed and relaxed to take on all your tasks during you workout routine. It happens all the time with athletes, they workout really hard and don’t realize the stress that they are putting on their muscles. Band exercises and foam roller exercises are a perfect way to relieve some of the stress on those muscles. This article is going to outline a couple exercises of both IT bands and foam rollers.

Clam shells are the first band exercise you can start with. Loop an exercise band just above your knees, lie on your left side with your feet and knees stacked...

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Best Foam Roller

There are a large number of foam rollers on the market and not all of them are the same or create the same results. The Trigger Point Performance The Grid Revolutionary Foam Roller is one of the best that someone can get. You can use the foam roller for a larger variety of exercises, including stretches and yoga, Its affordable and easy to use for experts and for someone who is just starting to workout and wants to see incredible results.

The patented foam roller design offers a superior, multi-density exterior constructed over a rigid, hollow core. Most foam roller are sold foam and can easily fall apart. The material that makes up this particular foam roller is constructed from quality materials that wont break down, or lose shape from repeated use...

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20 Foam Roller Benefits

When you’re at the gym and you see people using those foam rollers, you might think that they are only good for cracking your back. Foam rollers are much more useful than that, there are a large number of benefits that come from using a foam roller and this article is going to outline the top 20 benefits of using a foam roller before, during, or after your workout.

  • The first benefit to using a foam roller is that they are excellent in getting those nagging knots in your muscles and smoothing them out...
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