Foam rolling is a must for every athlete regardless of the sport they partake in. Foam rolling smooths and lengthens your muscles while breaking up adhesion and scar tissue. Another benefit lies in the fact that it helps your muscles relax by activating the sensory receptors connecting your uncle fibers to your tendons. Leading to better blood circulation which in turn will result in speeding up your workout recovery process as well as boosting your athletic performance. Making it a necessary part of any athletes intense training regiment as it will help decrease your chance of injury while increasing your performance. But as with anything else there are a list of things you shouldn’t do when foam rolling to make sure you aren’t doing any harm to your ligaments, tendons or muscles. IFBB Pro Brett Kahn is an experienced foam roller whom understands not only the importance but how to properly foam roll. Which is why he got together with Muscle & Strength to take us through what we should and shouldn’t do while foam rolling. So Stop waking up extremely sore after grueling training days and begin following the guidelines Brett shares in the video below!
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