Walk into most gyms nowadays and you will find a myriad of foam rollers, bands and massage balls. In my opinion this is a positive thing as more and more people in the fitness industry are aware and invested in the importance of mobility and movement for musculoskeletal health and performance. As an added benefit, I believe releasing key areas of the body will improve your performance and reduce the risk of injury in the gym and everyday life.
This post is all about making the best use of your time in the gym and incorporating release techniques into your warm up. Releasing cer...
Imagine building a house. You enlist the best architect to put your vision down on paper and get the help of engineers and builders to assist you in putting your project together. You would expect a normal sequence of events to occur that most houses would go through when being built. Planning, design, clearing land, laying the foundation and so on all occur one after the other until your home is complete.
What would happen then, if the bricklayers turned up before the foundation was laid? This would be an obvious fault in the sequence of events and the house would surely fail.