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Jenn Zerling | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

The following trigger points are excellent for beginners and for anyone who is very active. Perform these therapies once a day. Hold each stretch for 30 seconds to a minute. Focus on deep breathing to release the tension from your entire body, including your mind.

5 Foam Roller Moves To Relieve Tension After A Long Flight

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel

They say it's about the journey, not the destination. But when you're traveling six-plus hours to get somewhere sunny, sandy and warm, drinking a piñ...

Top Fitness Trends for 2016: Does Your Favorite Make the List?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.23.2015 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

First let's get our semantics straight. This list is about trends, not fads. The difference being that a fad is a phenomenon that blows up quickly, lasts only for a short time, then, fades away. A trend is something that gains momentum and can create long-term impact in the way people think or behave. In other words, a trend is a "movement."

Should You Stretch After A Workout?

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 09.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

Before you give up on your recovery routine entirely, we're about to make it easier for you to manage. While both foam rolling and stretching have their merits, if you've only got time for one, you should grab your trusty foam roller.

Foam Roll Roll it Out

Jenn Zerling | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

Foam rolling was introduced by physical therapists for patients and strength and conditioning coaches to help athletes inhibit overactive muscles. Also known as self myofascial release or SMR, foam rolling offers a mini massage.

The New Rules Of Foam Rolling

Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living

By Matt Fitzgerald Foam rolling has become a widely-practiced activity -- and that's a good thing. But according to Tier 4 Coach Susan Stanley, des...

Sarah Klein

3 Foam Rolling Moves Better Than Paying For A Massage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite the very many health benefits of massage, we can't all book regular appointments at the spa. But there's a basic (and cheap!) tool known to ma...

WATCH: 5 Spots To Foam Roll Before Your Next Workout

Posted 04.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Think about your favorite pair of jeans, fresh out of the dryer, certified personal trainer Jessica Smith says in the Shape.com video above. A little ...

Are You Foam Rolling All Wrong?

Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Christine Yu for Life by DailyBurn These days, foam rollers are everywhere -- the gym, your physical therapist's office, your living room and ev...

The Foam Rolling You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sheila Monaghan By now, most educated exercisers have joined the foam rolling revolution. But while your IT bands may be intimately familiar wit...

6 Steps to a Perfect Summer Workout

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The perfect workout involves more than just heading to the gym, picking up some dumbbells or hopping on a cardio machine, and working up a sweat. If you incorporate these six steps into your workout, your body will respond by becoming fitter faster, with less discomfort for you!