Calf Foam Roller Massage

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Move Targets: Calves/Hamstrings


Step-By-Step

Step 1: Sit with your legs stretched out in front of you and pop the foam roller underneath one one above the ankle. Cross the other leg over top to provide more pressure. Make sure your hips are in line with your arms or slightly behind them when you start.

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Step 2: Lift the hips from the floor and push them forward, allowing the hamstring to roll over the foam roller. Keep the hips lifted off the floor as you roll a couple inches at a time. You can stop, reset the roller to target another area slightly higher and work your way up the back of the leg. Try eight to 10 passes before moving on, no more. If you come across a sore or knotted spot, just hover over it for a few moments taking deep breaths and then continue.

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Top: Mika Yogawear Mariella Tank in Amazonite

Bottom: Public Myth Sapphire Lynx Printed Crop

Mat provided by Jade Yoga, Harmony Mat in purple.


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