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- Foam rolling works like the poor man's massage. It can offer relief from pain and allow more fluent movement.
- Foam rolling sends the message to your brain that a muscle is tight. When successful, the foam rolling helps create signals that loosen the muscle and create improved range of movement.
- If you have to foam roll everything, consider a different approach to solving your issues.
- Know why you're foam rolling. Is there a designated purpose for soft tissue release on the specific muscle group you're targeting?