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Old 10-18-2012, 10:59 PM   #1
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Best foam roller?

What foam roller do you use/recommend?

The Rumble Roller seems good: Rumble Roller WFS

Thoughts?
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:47 AM   #2
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Re: Best foam roller?

Those things look like corporal punishment to me.

I've been using a Trigger Point Grid Roller and I like it. It's firm, but not too firm, and it won't break down like a traditional foam roller.

http://www.amazon.com/Trigger-Point-...ds=foam+roller WFS
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:56 AM   #3
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Re: Best foam roller?

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Those things look like corporal punishment to me.

I've been using a Trigger Point Grid Roller and I like it. It's firm, but not too firm, and it won't break down like a traditional foam roller.

http://www.amazon.com/Trigger-Point-...ds=foam+roller WFS
I second the Trigger Point. add in a tennis or LAX ball for real deep tissue / more specific targeting stuff. The one you linked looks like it would be a bit too much for my taste, but thats just me maybe.
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Old 10-19-2012, 07:06 AM   #4
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Re: Best foam roller?

I just bought a Rumble Roller. I love it. If you have a Dick's Sporting Goods near you, they carry it and they will accept competitor's coupons. If you search around, you can always find Sport's Authority coupnos online. I used a 25% off coupon and got the small Rumble Roller for $33.
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Old 10-19-2012, 07:53 AM   #5
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Re: Best foam roller?

Jay, good advice, I have a Dick's Sports near me and I didn't know about the coupon honoring...straight out of extreme couponing...I'm on the hunt this weekend! Thanks!
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:06 AM   #6
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Re: Best foam roller?

Homemade: plastic (water)pipe+insulation or yoga mat+duct tape.

Works fine for me.
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:07 AM   #7
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Re: Best foam roller?

A piece of PVC pipe is all you need!
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:55 AM   #8
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Re: Best foam roller?

Rumbler Roller all the way!!! I have a love / hate relationship with that thing..lol
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:21 AM   #9
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Re: Best foam roller?

I have the rumble roller, a traditional foam (very stiff foam), and a solid piece of hard *** plastic that may as well be a piece of pvc.

I thought the rumble roller would be more "hard core" and be more beneficial however, it hurts LESS than either the stiff foam or the pvc. The reason being is that there is no flat surface area which to compress the muscle. Only the nubs push into the muscle and therefore there is far less surface area being rolled. I personally think the traditional and pvc has been FAR more effective for me. I never use the rumble any longer.
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:48 AM   #10
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Re: Best foam roller?

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A piece of PVC pipe is all you need!
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Rumbler Roller all the way!!! I have a love / hate relationship with that thing..lol
wtf is this.

Go to home depot or lowes and buy a $3 4" pvc pipe. or you can overpay for a rumbler roller.
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