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Discussion: foam roll

in: Samantha; Samantha > 2016-04-17

Apr 18, 2016 10:50 PM # 
Maybe it's a more immediate release kind of thing going on. So, what about doing a little foam rolling before any run this week? Sort of like a dynamic warmup.
Apr 19, 2016 10:12 AM # 
Rolling my quad seems to moderate a lot of other problems these days, with pretty much immediate if temporary relief to my knee, hip and back.
Apr 19, 2016 7:27 PM # 
I do love my foam roller. I don't know how I lived to long without it!
Apr 20, 2016 2:26 AM # 
Consistency is the key, even with foam rolling...not that I would know.
Apr 20, 2016 8:56 AM # 
I use one of these, which I like much better than a regular foam roller.
Apr 21, 2016 10:15 AM # 
oh, that looks nice :) I've seen people tape two tennis balls together for a more low tech version of that. I mostly use my foam roller for my glutes and hips, so it works well. It's harder to roll my hamstrings on it though.
Apr 21, 2016 12:19 PM # 
Mine is definitely an upgrade for glute rolling, really good for quads and hips, too.
Apr 21, 2016 5:31 PM # 
Interesting, I'll have to watch for that. I use a baseball for hips and glutes - it travels really well. Not so good for legs, though.

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