Foam Rolling – Adductors

Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry.  This effective and simple to do technique delivers positive, feel good results.  Foam rollers have become easily accessible, either shared at the gym or found in almost any sporting goods aisle to bring home for a minimal investment.  Using the foam roller can deliver improvements in flexibility, muscle recovery, movement efficiency, inhibiting overactive muscles, and pain reduction with just minutes of application.

Try this adductor stretch –  Lie face down and place one thigh, flexed and abducted, over the foam roller.  Slowly roll the upper, inner thigh area to find the most tender spot.  adductorsHold for 30-90 seconds until the discomfort is reduced. Switch legs and repeat.

National Academy of Sports Medicine