Skill level
Beginner
Type
Prehab
Equipment
Foam Roller
Body Parts
Total Body

For more pro tips, check out our primer on foam rolling.

Step-by-step instructions

1. Foam rolling is a type of self-myofascial release in which pressure is applied to certain body parts to relieve pain. Use the foam roller to apply pressure to different parts of your body to limit soreness and tightness by increasing blood flow and flexibility.