In this video, Christina Sinclair from Beach Babe Fitness explains how essential foam rolling is to you exercise routine. Foam rolling is an excellent tool to reduce pain and prevent injury. It can be integrated into your exercise routine the same as you would incorporate stretching.
Note: Notice how she didn’t mention rolling out the IT (short for iliotibial) Band? Located on the outside of the leg, the IT band is a ligament and not a muscle. Don’t foam roll here because a) you can’t really stretch (or lengthen) a ligament b) you’re likely to damage the IT band causing inflammation.
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