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Feel Better for 10 Bucks

Written on July 12, 2004 at 2:41 pm, by Eric Cressey

Ten bucks doesn’t buy much nowadays. You could pick up a day pass at some commercial gym, or pull off the co-pay on a visit to the chiropractor. If you’re lucky, you might even be able to swing a mediocre Russian mail order bride.

Or, you could just go the safe route with your $10, take our advice, and receive a lifetime of relief from the annoying tightness so many athletes and weekend warriors feel from incessantly beating on their bodies. Don’t worry, this isn’t an infomercial. We just want you to pick up a foam roller for self-myofascial release and deep tissue massage.

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  • Scott

    Eric,

    I know this is an old post, but I had a couple questions whose answers your current readers might find interesting, too. First, for myofascial release, do you have any experience with the Muscletrac and thoughts about how it compares to the Stick? Second, Stuart McGill has recommended not exercising until 45-60 minutes after waking up; would this include myofascial release?

    Thanks,

    Scott


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