Tag Archives: foam roller

Get your Glutes stretched out

Foam Roller your Glutes after a ride or workout

Foam Roller your Glutes after a ride Foam rolling before or after a workout is one of the best ways to reduce muscle soreness and speed up recovery. Using a foam roller is great for Self Myofascial Release (SMR) and benefits everyone that does it by: increasing blood flow to the area – helping with removal…

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December 17, 2016
Foam Roller Chest Stretch

Foam Roller chest stretch

Foam Roller chest stretch This is one of my all time favourite stretches to do after a work out or after a day at the computer. Its a great way to stretch and lengthen tight pec muscles which can get short from poor posture. Most of us are guilty from slouching in a chair or…

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November 2, 2015
IT band Foam Roller

Your sore knees could be due to tight IT Bands?

It could be as simple as having tight IT bands. IT bands are responsible for lateral stabilisation of the hip and knee. Your IT band also connects to   Tensor fascia lata and Gluteus maximus muscles (your butt) which are also responsible for stabilisation. Tightness of these muscles can have a knock on affect on…

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September 29, 2015