While a foam roller will never replace the work of a manual therapist, it certainly has benefits that far outweigh the time it takes to roll out.
Foam rolling should not be painful. Watch this video to learn the basics of foam rolling to help maximize your recovery.
The breath is one of the most important tools for recovery. If you are stressed, you will often take short, sharp breaths. This is no good for your body and is certainly no good for athletes. Take some time every day to relax and focus on your breath (even if just for 30 seconds).
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