Specific Foam Rolling Routine to Reduce Knee and Back Pain, and Speed Up Recovery

The other day I announced the official launch of the Fit Moms for Life foam roller on Amazon.  The sales so far have been incredible, so thank you for that.  You should get your roller in about 2 days if you already ordered. A bonus to getting the foam roller is our Foam Roller Academy, a series of how-to videos on foam rolling. When starting to foam roll, I like to focus on two parts of the body … [Read more...]

A Time for Giving

This post is from Roger, a regular contributor to this blog. Happy Holidays Everyone. I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and a joyous and safe New Year. Christmas is truly a season for giving. I have found as I've gotten older that it really is so much more meaningful to give than to receive. So, in order to spread joy this season, I'm going to give you that opportunity! So many of you have … [Read more...]

Why I Love My Foam Roller

This is Melissa, one of Dustin's bloggers. A foam roller is a great (and inexpensive) tool to release tight muscles.  Using one is like getting a massage without the high price tag.   You can use a foam roller to release a tight IT band, help relieve shin splints and increase flexibility and range of motion among other things.  The basic principal is to use your own body weight to apply pressure … [Read more...]

Dynamic Warm-up: How to Make Sure You Don’t Hurt Yourself

There are many mistakes people make in fitness, but the one I still see more then just about any other deals with the warm-up. Many people mistakenly believe that they should perform static stretching before the workout. Static stretching is stretching a muscle and holding it in a stretched position for 20-30 seconds. There is plenty of new research this past decade to show that this doesn't help … [Read more...]