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Complete Guide to Foam Rolling

Complete Guide to Foam Rolling

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    Foam rolling may be one of the best kept secrets in sport, training, and fitness. Proven to stimulate blood flow, prepare muscles, improve mobility and flexibility, initiate the recovery process, and reduce muscle soreness, it is a secret worth sharing.

    Backed by scientific research, Complete Guide to Foam Rolling provides step-by-step instructions for 27 of the most effective foam rolling techniques for muscle preparation and recovery. Reduce pain and restore function with therapeutic movements that help rehabilitate your body and reduce the risk of injury. Learn to breathe, relax, and roll through tight spots as part of your warm-up, flexibility work, and recovery. Then adapt any of the ready-to-use protocols to create a customized program to address your specific problem areas as well as your overall muscle and nervous system needs.

    Invest in your training success by applying these proven self-massage techniques. Complete Guide to Foam Rolling is your path to better overall performance.

    Need continuing education? A companion continuing education exam is available for purchase.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Foundations
    Chapter 1. Science of Foam Rolling
    Chapter 2. Benefits of Foam Rolling
    Chapter 3. Foam Rolling Safety
    Chapter 4. Foam Rolling Equipment

    Part II. Techniques
    Chapter 5. Foot and Lower Leg
    Chapter 6. Upper Leg
    Chapter 7. Hips
    Chapter 8. Chest and Upper Back
    Chapter 9. Shoulders and Arms

    Part III. Programming
    Chapter 10. Full-Body Assessment
    Chapter 11. Warm-Up
    Chapter 12. Flexibility
    Chapter 13. Recovery
    Chapter 14. Rehabilitation

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