How many times per week should I use the foam roller?

Ideally, use the foam roller for self-massage at least two times (in warm-up and cool down) everyday you workout. Any additional foam rolling beyond workout days is encouraged!

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people in my gym use a foam roller . does that help with flexibility ?
Jay Morgan, NASM Elite TrainerJay Morgan, NASM Elite Trainer
Foam rolling can help set the table for optimal flexibility. Foam rolling will help improve circulat...
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what type of massage can help break up scar tissue ?
National Athletic Trainers' AssociationNational Athletic Trainers' Association
A type of massage called friction massage helps separate adhesions that restrict movement and cause ...
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how do i foam roll my calf ?
National Academy of Sports MedicineNational Academy of Sports Medicine
Place a foam roll under one leg, positioned under the middle of your calf.  Take the opposite leg an...
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what are the different types of rollers ?
National Academy of Sports MedicineNational Academy of Sports Medicine
Foam rollers are available in a number of densities from relatively soft foam, slightly harder than ...
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