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4 Tools For Recovery

  • By Aaron Hersh and Adam Elder
  • Published Jul 17, 2012
  • Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 3:46 PM UTC

Trigger Point Starter Set
$70,
Tptherapy.com

Use for: Post-workout muscle massage

Dr. Metzl says: Scientific data have shown that massage quickens muscle recovery. And if you can do your own massage at home, that’s great. The Trigger Point tools are essentially similar to a foam roller but can get in deeper.

Fix yourself: Use the ball or roller to get into small or hard-to-reach muscle groups such as the calf or hip abductors.

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