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Sore No More: Foam Rolling Tips for Runners

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The acceleration, or push off, of each stride causes tiny tears and stretching in the muscle fibers in your calves.

Calf Roll

  • Sit on floor with legs extended, right ankle atop roller, palms flat near hips. Cross left ankle over right ankle and lean torso back slightly.
  • Roll body forward until roller reaches back of right knee; roll back to start. Continue for 60 seconds. Switch sides; repeat.

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, June 2012.


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Susie81557 wrote:

I think that these are great ideas! I read a LOT of fitness tips! I have the roller, but honestly haven't used for lack of ideas. However, I think that this is a very beneficial idea for sure and going to share it with a few family members that it would help, as well. Thanks!

9/16/2014 10:01:45 AM Report Abuse
mkoleson wrote:

Not very helpful...

9/25/2013 06:38:58 PM Report Abuse

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