Originally Posted by Rebekah Bromwell
I used a foam roller tonight for the first time and it finally makes more sense than what I thought it was. (I pictured a pool noodle or something which just didn't sound very useful...) I felt like it was maybe a little wide for really digging in and loosening things up, but I'm thinking about a bar or something a little smaller to drag across the backs of my legs.
Try to use a lacrosse-ball to loosen up your muscles too. You can do that by lying on the floor or leaning against a wall and just let the ball roll over the muscles that are tight. I do that almost every day and it really helps. You can "trigger" really little parts of the body with that ball.