Browsing All posts tagged under »foam rolling«

60 seconds or less: Foam rolling

March 25, 2019

Comments Off on 60 seconds or less: Foam rolling

This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. Should we foam roll? No. For most, just the position of foam rolling -holding your entire body up with your arms- is going to be exhausting. Next, the notion of beating up your tissue […]

How muscles are like onion bags

May 4, 2018


I was listening to an interview with Tom Myers of Anatomy Trains. He used an analogy that really hit home for me. One of relating muscles, and the fascia they are connected to, to onion bags. Picture an onion bag, then picture it in the shape of a diamond: The bag (muscle/fascia) can either be […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #5

February 13, 2015


Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment (click to be taken to the section): Some cool space videos The Men […]

Issues with foam rolling

May 20, 2013


Foam rolling is one of those polarizing topics. To some it’s another coming of Christ; others swear it doesn’t do anything. Hell, some say it’s detrimental. These argumenters will go into all the physiology, what happens during massage, what scar tissue is, etc. and try to make an argument from that angle. This has confused […]