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Foam Rolling

Relieve Pain--Prevent Injury--Improve Mobility; 60 restorative exercises for myofascial release and functional movement

by Sam Woodworth

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In recent years, myofascial release, the practice of applying gentle, sustained pressure to the fascia (the connective tissue that encloses and stabilizes muscles), has become recognized as an effective way reduce muscle pain and increase mobility. One of the easiest and most accessible ways to achieve self-myofascial release is by "rolling" the fascia using a foam roller or sports ball. Foam rolling is easy to do at home with minimal equipment, making it a sought-after method of treatment for both athletes and those with injury or mobility issues.

Foam Rolling is a full-color, easy-to-use manual that presents a wide range of foam rolling exercises and lifestyle-specific programs. Using a traditional foam roller in conjunction with other tools, such as lacrosse balls and massage sticks, you will learn how to target key trigger points and activate self-myofascial release from the comfort of your own home. The book includes 60 exercises to strengthen, condition, and heal, as well as 20 unique programs designed for specific lifestyles and sports-related needs.


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Publisher: DK Publishing

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  • Release date: November 8, 2016

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  • ISBN: 9781465454188
  • File size: 189474 KB
  • Release date: November 8, 2016

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  • ISBN: 9781465454188
  • File size: 189474 KB
  • Release date: November 8, 2016

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  • ISBN: 9781465454195
  • File size: 32594 KB
  • Release date: November 8, 2016

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In recent years, myofascial release, the practice of applying gentle, sustained pressure to the fascia (the connective tissue that encloses and stabilizes muscles), has become recognized as an effective way reduce muscle pain and increase mobility. One of the easiest and most accessible ways to achieve self-myofascial release is by "rolling" the fascia using a foam roller or sports ball. Foam rolling is easy to do at home with minimal equipment, making it a sought-after method of treatment for both athletes and those with injury or mobility issues.

Foam Rolling is a full-color, easy-to-use manual that presents a wide range of foam rolling exercises and lifestyle-specific programs. Using a traditional foam roller in conjunction with other tools, such as lacrosse balls and massage sticks, you will learn how to target key trigger points and activate self-myofascial release from the comfort of your own home. The book includes 60 exercises to strengthen, condition, and heal, as well as 20 unique programs designed for specific lifestyles and sports-related needs.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    DK Publishing

    Kindle Book
    Release date: November 8, 2016

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781465454188
    File size: 189474 KB
    Release date: November 8, 2016

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781465454188
    File size: 189474 KB
    Release date: November 8, 2016

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781465454195
    File size: 32594 KB
    Release date: November 8, 2016

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    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
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  • Languages
    English