Self-myofascial release technique that is used by athletes and therapists to inhibit overactive muscles and aid in recovery. Using your body weight roll the foam roller under the back of the upper leg. If there is a area of particular tenderness, you can pause the movement and maintain pressure on that tender area for 30 to 60 seconds.
Coach/Presenter: Proformance Fitness
PF Foam Roller Exercises
The benefits of foam rolling extend from warm up to recovery to strength training. Not only does it help improve circulation, increase blood flow, release muscle tightness, break down knots in muscles and reduce pain... foam rolling as part of your strength routine will also help strengthen core muscles and improve balance. This series represents a complete list of the foam roller exercises that we recommend along with proper demonstration.
Also in Playlist "PF Foam Roller Exercises"
PF Hamstring Foam Rolling
PF Upper Back Foam Rolling
PF Piriformis/Glutes Foam Rolling
PF Restorative Position Foam Rolling
PF Hip Flexor Foam Rolling
PF Anterior Shin Foam Rolling
PF Comprehensive Calf Foam Rolling
PF Lower Back Foam Rolling