Far superior to the lower quality , hard as a rock , black , high density smooth rollers on the market , the Planet Fitness muscle roller is a smart addition to your home gym equipment . The small spikes are made of medium density foam , they are dense enough to provide exceptional relief for overworked muscles , but pleasant enough for a beginner looking to get started with sports medicine . As you progress on your journey of physical fitness , rolling will first help you to loosen up and avoid injury from overdoing it , especially if you don’t work out on a consistent schedule . As you become more athletic , your deep tissue massager will become part of your basic routine , flushing lactic acid from your muscle tissue . The compact projections are laid out in a grid pattern for full coverage and proper spacing – stretching and lengthening the soft tissue for maximum effect .
Great before exercise to stretch and prevent injuries . Amazing after a workout for recovery . Soothe sore leg muscles like the hamstring and calf
13 inches long x 5.25 inch round , textured medium density EVA foam over rugged PVC hollow core
Roll out your back , apply pressure anywhere on the body for myofascial release , ease the pain from plantar fasciitis by stretching the fascia and arches of the feet
Foam rollers are perfect for runners , crossfit performance , cellulite reduction , therapeutic massaging of the thoracic region , your it band after running
One of the best pilates and yoga accessories , the massage roller is also helpful for balance training