Fitness

The use of foam rollers as part of an exercise regimen has become common. As time goes on, techniques on how best to use them become more creative and effective. Susan Stanley is a Tier 4 personal trainer with Equinox fitness clubs. She offers the following advice on using foam rollers to your best workout [...]

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A muscle strain can also be referred to as a pulled muscle and it occurs when a muscle has been stretched too far. A pulled muscle actually consists of small tears within the muscle and it happens more commonly as people age. In most cases, people pull a muscle from overexertion, or from not warming [...]

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Foam rollers have become the newest simple tool you can use for stretching and conditioning muscles. They are inexpensive, durable, and easy to use. The way they work is through self-myofascial release: the pressure experienced by applying your body weight to a muscle group while moving over a roller eases restriction of the connective tissue [...]

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Making exercise fun increases the chances you’ll want to keep doing it. Apart from the physical challenge, exercising with family and friends--and competing--provide emotional support as well. Creativity is no less needed than in concocting new ways to enjoy yourself while you get a healthy workout. Here are some of the most innovative and wild [...]

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