Post-Run Foam Roller Exercises

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Apr 8, 2014
  • Updated Apr 12, 2016 at 12:39 PM UTC

Prevent injuries by doing these three moves after every run.

When’s the most common time for athletes to start foam rolling? Typically once they start feeling pain. “Because of the slow onset of symptoms, many ignore the condition until the symptoms become chronic and permanent injury occurs,” says Matt Fontaine, D.C., of Potomac Physical Medicine in Alexandria, Va. Instead of waiting until you have to rehab, get ahead of the game with these three moves, which can help erase the miles off your legs by improving flexibility and keeping your muscles happy.

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Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a contributor for Triathlete magazine, a six-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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