Self-myofascial release isn’t a new concept. It can help with recovery and pain relief. Here’s a few exercises that can relieve pain using a tennis ball.
The shoulders hold a lot of tension. Yoga can help to relieve this. Here’s 4 yin yoga poses for the shoulders to relieve tension and improve flexibility.
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) stretching has gained popularity with physiotherapists and fitness professionals alike, but what is it?
Ten years ago we were told not to stretch before exercise. Now it’s the opposite. When it comes to static stretching vs. dynamic stretching, which is best?
One part of the body that is open to debate when talking foam rolling is the iliotibial band (IT band). Should you foam roller your IT band and if so why?
Getting recovery in cycling right can lead to big improvements in performance and fewer injuries, so add these simple tips to your training programme now!
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Foam rolling—coupled with old-school static stretching—could increase your range of motion in the hip more than stretching alone.