Foam rolling is my favorite (and least favorite) thing in the entire world. I never used to foam roll until I started working with my trainer Danny. After I started
complaining whining about all my muscle soreness, he decided it was time to introduce me to foam rolling.
He led me through a progression that I do before every run or intense workout session that heavily involves legs. I usually do this progression after working out as well.
We do this progression for each side: calf, hamstring, piriformis, IT band, lower back, upper back.
It has worked wonders for me. I don’t make habit of rolling my quads, hip abductors, hip flexors, etc, but I need to start incorporating that into my progression. I will likely start incorporating all of the below exercises.
Do you foam roll? What is your favorite and least favorite muscle to roll?