25 Jun '13, 6pm

Study: Foam Roller Lessens Soreness After Hard Workout

By all measures, the foam-roller group fared better in the days after their hard workout. They not only had less soreness at all times, but their soreness peaked 24 hours after the workout, while muscle soreness peaked 48 hours after the workout in those who didn't foam roll. The foam-roller group also performed better in tests of vertical leap, range of motion, and muscle contraction.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/workouts/study-foam-roller-le...

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