So for most of 2018 I've been making YouTube videos but falling behind on making the corresponding blog posts or updating old blog posts to match the YouTube videos... and enough is enough! So here goes...! As you probably know by now, I love foam rollers as a self massage tool and even have a guide on which one you should buy. But other than self-massage, the foam roller is incredibly useful for increasing your thoracic extension (the ability to bend your upper back backwards) and … [Read more...] about The BEST Foam Roller Stretch!
The lacrosse ball is a hard, dense ball that makes for a GREAT self-massage tool for MANY different parts of your body. When someone gives you a deep tissue massage, they use their palms/fingers/elbows to apply pressure to help relax tight muscles. The lacrosse ball helps mimic this deep release with your own bodyweight. The best part is that you could go to town on your glutes and hamstrings in a way that not even many massage-therapists will because of how intimate that area is. (When was the … [Read more...] about How to use a Lacrosse Ball for Self Massage
As you probably know already, I'm a huge fan of self massage because back in 2012 I had made this post on how to get rid of muscle knots. Well, I finally made a video that shows how to use the foam roller, my favorite self massage tool! And I know not everybody needs to watch a 6-minute video to understand how to use a foam roller, so I made looping GIF's of it to help save you time at the bottom of this post as well. That's just how much I love foam rollers. What is a foam roller? How does it … [Read more...] about How I Use My Foam Roller