Foam Rolling: What’s the Big Deal?

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What is “Foam Rolling”?

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Foam Rolling is a method of self-myofascial release, that uses a cylindrical tube of compressed foam, known as “foam roller”.

Foam Rolling is a form of self-massage that allows you to apply deep pressure and is often performed in order to increase flexibility, reduce muscle soreness (a.k.a. DOMS or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness), and get rid of muscle knots.

But is this really true?

Let’s find out!

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Does Foam Rolling really work?

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In the last few years the foam roller has began to be consistently used in almost every gym.

But does it really work? Or even better, what are its pros & cons?

Effects of Foam Rolling on Flexibility

The effect of foam rolling on flexibility has been evaluated by several studies: these have concluded that foam rolling before working out increases the ROM (Range of…

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Pubblicato da Antonella Lallo

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