Prevention (Australia) - - Fitness Now -

New re­search from the Univer­sity of Stir­ling in Scot­land has shown that hit­ting the foam roller be­fore your work­out makes ex­er­cise eas­ier. Vol­un­teers who used a foam roller prior to ex­er­cise for three days straight were able to per­form bet­ter leg ex­ten­sions than those who didn’t. But this isn’t the only ben­e­fit of the neo­prene roll. It can also be used post sweat ses­sion to re­duce mus­cle sore­ness and im­prove flex­i­bil­ity with­out im­pair­ing strength. So if you need some help get­ting started, visit pre­ven­­rolling.

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