3 Foam Roller Exercises that Soothe Your Back

Prone to post-workout soreness? Bring on the self massage.

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Not sure where to start with foam rollers? Foam rolling is actually a form of self-massage to help relieve referred pain.

Certified personal trainer Holly Rilinger discusses what foam rolling is and why you should incorporate it into your routine. Foam rolling massages your fascia, which is the connective tissue that runs from your head all the way down to your toes. Fascia connects your muscles, tendons and ligaments in your body. Occasionally, you will get adhesion’s in your fascia from exercise or other activities, which foam rolling will help massage to relieve pain and warm up the muscles. Holly demonstrates 3 foam roller exercises to get you started and keep your body in great shape.