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Fri 5 Apr, 2019

The importance of Foam Rolling


Often when working out. Many individuals forget about the most important aspect. Stretching and foam rolling. On #NationalFoamRollingDay we are highlighting the benefits that come with doing these simple exercises to ensure that your body fully recovers.

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Here are the benefits of foam rolling:

Helps to increase blood flow. By focusing on key areas, foam rolling allows fresh blood to enter the muscle which carry vital oxygen and nutrition which your muscle needs

Helps to improve movement in because during exercise they are able to move more freely.

Reduces the risk of injury. It has indicated that myofascial releases from foam rolling and therefore helps in the movement of the body. Therefore reducing the likelihood of an injury occurring.

Reduces recovery time. This means that you will be able to get back into the gym much much quicker.

(Developing Good Habits, 2018)

We advise that when using a foam rolling to make sure to read up. If you need any assistance to ask any staff at your Simply Gym.

Make sure to get the best results that your recovery is just as good as your training!

If your not a member. Make sure to take a look at one of your local Simply Gym’s . Memberships starting from just £16.99! Membership includes all classes, gym facilities, changing facilities and much much more!

Developing Good Habits, 2018. 6 Ways a Foam Roller Benefits Your Exercise Rountine. Retrieved from: https://www.developgoodhabits.com/foam-roller-benefits/