A foam roller probably isn’t something you often think about, but it can have great benefits. If you don’t already know, a foam roller is a cylindrical
piece of foam that can be found in most gyms.
A foam roller can be used for many things but its mainly used to loosen up your muscles. It is a soft tissue therapy, which involves working the muscles
repeatedly through massage.
To do it, you simply have to place the roller on the ground and roll your body over the desired area, to begin working the muscles. It might be painful
to begin with, but after time you’ll see results.
There are different types of foam rollers that can be used for different reasons. They come in a various colours depending on the intensity you want
for your massage. For example, the white foam rollers give you a soft massage and blue or green gives you a medium level.
Why use a foam roller?
- Gets rid of aches and pains
- Helps you sleep
- Loosens muscles to give you energy
- Reduces the risk of injury during workouts
- Boosts your immune system
- Increases agility and flexibility
- Improves muscle imbalances
Foam rollers have many benefits and they are great to use before or after a workout.