Foam rolling, a form of self-myofascial release (SMR), hit the mainstream almost 15 years ago and is continuing to increase in popularity. While there are several ways to measure these popularity trends, an interesting approach is to look at the attention foam rolling is getting from the scientific community
See how foam rolling plus a dynamic warm-up affected performance testing results in college athletes.
See how research on foam rolling after an intense strength training session aided in reducing DOMS and improving exercise recovery.
Research in Review: Impact of core stability exercises plus myofascial trigger point application on dynamic balance.
See how research on core stability exercise plus myofascial trigger point therapy improved dynamic balance for patients with low back pain.
If you’re using the calendar to progress clients, it’s time to think about digging deeper into the how and why of progressions. Understanding the phases of learning and the neural continuum can help you make better-informed decisions, which can help clients progress safely and effectively (and have fun).