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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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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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