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5 Beginner Foam Rolling Moves

Everyone can benefit from foam rolling.

Although popular with our fitness professionals, this tool might be one of the most underutilized pieces on our fitness floor.

Per Mitchell Keyes, master trainer with a credential in muscle activation therapy, “Foam rolling supports a technique, called self-myofascial release (SMR), that helps apply pressure to the tissues around your muscles.  This tissue can get tight (often called a trigger point or bundle of tissue) – whether from exercise, sitting all day or even wearing heels, etc. – so foam rolling helps to loosen it by breaking up that ‘bundle’.”

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Video Guide: Exercises for Better Posture

More than ever, we are a sedentary society. Whether working at computers all day or spending our evenings online or in front of a T.V., we sit for hours on end, which wreaks havoc on our health, alignment and flexibility. Even when we're walking, we may be hanging our heads as we check texts or social media messages! How can we counter the negative effects of our sedentary time and its toll on our posture? Check out these exercises with video demonstrations for stretches that can put you in better alignment each day.  


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