If you live in the world of fitness trends, you might have noticed that foam rollers are huge at the moment.
And for good reason.
They’re great as a post-workout recovery to loosen tight muscles and fascia (AKA the fibrous layer of connective tissue that surrounds your muscles), can reduce soreness and can prevent injury when used before exercise.
How exactly does one use a foam roller, then?
First thing first, get yourself a foam roller (they’re on sale right now. You’re welcome).
Ok... what exactly are the benefits of foam rolling?
The way Sam describes foam rolling is akin to how most people talk about chocolate biscuits... go figure.
"It’s one of those things that once you try it and feel how much it helps, you never go back," he says.