SELF MYOFASCIAL RELEASE
My personal stash of recovery goodness.
1 - AXIS Foam Roller (12")
1 - AXIS Foam Roller (12", cut in half)
1 - Tennis Ball
Looking to save some money? Use a rolling pin and a tennis ball. This requires a friend for your dorsal half.
I need to formally thank PMiller for opening my eyes to SMFR work. I wanted to post some links for the folks that are not incorporating it into their training/life.
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.Myofascial Release is a form of bodywork (complementary medicine) which includes, but is not limited to structural assessments (where a formal diagnosis is not necessarily given) and manual massage techniques for stretching the fascia and releasing bonds between fascia, integument, muscles, and bones are mainly applied; with the goal of eliminating pain, increasing range of motion and balancing the body.
Must See Links
Wikipedia | Online Encyclopedia
T-Nation.com | Feel better for Ten Bucks
Elite Fitness Systems | Rehab Tools
Sports Fitness Advisor| SMFR Exercises
Coach Nick Tumminello | Hamstring Flexibility Secrect w/ SMFR Video
Coach Nick Tumminello | Secrets of Self Myofascial Release DVD
Self-Myofascial Release Techniques | Micheal Clark, MS,PT,PES,CSCS
Elite Fitness Systems | Rehabilitation Exercise Index
They do it; why don't you?