Here’s a quick video on how to Foam Roll.
Foam Rolling isn’t any special trick or anything fancy. But overtime foam rolling is an effective, inexpensive and convenient way to reduce muscle tension.
Foam Rolling has been shown to increase blood flow, speed up recovery and increase the range of motion for optimal movement. If foam Rolling before training, focus on 2-3 trigger points, or tight muscle groups. These will typically include upper quad, lats, and pecs.
MAJOR KEY – Keep breathing throughout the foam rolling session. Slow it down and breathe. Holding your breath through the movement will minimize the benefit.
Start from the bottom of your body and work up, from one side to the other. Spend about 30 seconds on each muscle group.
Foam roll before bed to help you recover, wind down and get ready for sleep.