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As aches and pains accumulate, it seems everyone's hoping to become a little more “supple.”
If you make the rookie mistake of just worrying about the training aspect, then you will never progress.
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
Is all that time on the foam roller actually working? A recent study compared foam rolling to PNF stretching.
Training is the easy part. What happens the other 22 hours of the day is where the battle will be won or lost.
These massage tools are two of my favorite products for alleviating stress in the neck, back, and legs.
These five simple lacrosse ball exercises will get your shoulders feeling top-notch.
These homemade devices can save your hard-earned money while allowing you train effectively.
These articles questioned existing mobility trends and showcased new methods you might not have heard of.
This foam roller is affordable and portable with a unique honeycomb pattern.
In my long struggle with back, neck, and shoulder pain, I've tried many self-massage products. The RAD Roller is the best.
Whether you're a powerlifter, martial artist, or CrossFit athlete, you can probably use a little help with mobility. These articles cover everything from screening, to squats, to foam rollers.
I am frequently asked how the therapy balls differ from lacrosse balls or foam rollers, the two other most prevalent self-care tools. Let the debate begin!
New research shows foam rolling can dramatically increase range of motion, without decreasing the strength of an athlete. There's really no reason not to get on that foam roller or lacrosse ball now.
So you've got a foam roller, but do you know how to use it? Do you know what it's actually doing and why it hurts? Here's some info on how to do self-myofascial release (that's what it's called).
A simple technique for using the dreaded lacrosse balls (or tennis balls if you want something softer) to relieve tension in your back and neck.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - compression gear, plyometrics, foam rolling, and more!
Any serious athlete swears by the recovery properties of foam rolling. But what does the research say? Does foam rolling really DO anything? Read on to find out what science says about foam rolling.