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.
Yin yoga targets and stretches your deep connective tissues. These five yin yoga poses for the shoulders will make you more flexible and relieve tension.
Most of us agree that stretching is an important part of training for any sport. However, it’s difficult to know which form of stretching is most effective. PNF stretching has increasingly gained popularity with physiotherapists and fitness professionals, but what is it?
The field of strength and conditioning is always changing. Ten years ago we were being told not to stretch before exercise. Now, it’s the opposite. So when it comes to static stretching vs. dynamic stretching, which is better?
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.