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3 Ways for People Who Stand All Day to Fight Aches and Pains
Some jobs require you to stand for hours on end, and that can't be helped. But you can help yourself reduce the damage this does to your body.
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Yoga Tune Up Therapy Balls vs. Lacrosse Balls vs. 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!
Science Says Foam Rolling Increases ROM and Does Not Decrease Strength
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.
What Is a Foam Roller, How Do I Use It, and Why Does It Hurt?
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).
Breaking Muscle Video - Self-Applied Acupressure for Neck and Back Relief
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.
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