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Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release

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Myofascial Release

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So I’ve been getting some questions lately as to what I do about soreness, immobility, and general aches and pains when it comes to the recovery process. Do I just grit my teeth, take it like a champ, or am I impervious to getting sore? Well I’m not impervious to getting sore so today I’ve got some answers for you! Check it out. 

Myofascial Release 

Myofascial release is a form of pressure point therapy that is designed to break up tight tissues as a result of stress that has been placed on the body. It is thought that factors such as physical environmental, emotional, and mental stress all play a part in fascia restriction. Here is one method that you can use to help break up and alleviate tightness in the body based on this restriction.




As I was saying a foam roller is also helpful in getting to the larger surface area of the legs and hips. I’ve also included a rather basic method for using the foam roller across the IT band, thighs, and hamstrings right here. Check it out. 



Myofascial release should be a regular part of your strength and conditioning program. As a public service announcement these exercises may be uncomfortable which is a sign you need it more. The more you practice the more you will start to feel relief. Myofascial release will also prime the muscles for a good stretch so I would recommend doing these prior to a good stretch. 

I hope you enjoyed today’s quick post. How often do you incorporate myofascial release into your strength and conditioning program? Post up in the comment box below and please share this out to your family and friends. Keep training smart. 

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Myofascial Release



I'm a Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and author. I have had over 17 years experience in MMA fitness, strength and conditoning, and athletic performance for most every sport. As an author and specialist I've written close to a million words on fitness and strength. I'm also a Muay Thai practictioner and enjoy helping others to reach their peak potential through fitness and performance.

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