Myofascial Release


There are six basic regions that should be foam rolled in the leg on a regular basis.  The four sides of the thigh (quads, hamstrings, IT band, and adductors), the back of the lower leg (the calves), and the glute region.  The more surface area on the body that is in contact with the foam roller the lower the intensity.  Foam rolling is expected to be a little painful at first, but will get easier with practice as the muscles and myofascia are trained to be looser.  As you put your weight on the foam roller