Foam roll exercises: 7 ways to relief your hockey muscle pain!





Aching muscles can last for days, so using a foam roller in the correct way, can speed up the process of recovery and get you ready for your next game. These seven foam roller exercises from only take 10 to 15 minutes to do after a workout. The idea is to roll over each spot 5 to 10 times and you can either do them all at the same time or just focus on the muscle that is giving you pain…


Foam roll exercises #1 – Calves: While you are sitting on the floor, stretch your legs out and place your hands behind you to provide support to your weight. Put the foam roller under your calves and slowly roll along forward and backwards putting pressure on that muscle:






Foam roll exercises #2 – Hamstrings: Start with your right leg by placing it over the foam roller while the left leg is crossed above. Keep the legs straight and keep your hand behind you like on the previous drill. Roll forward and backwards from your right butt cheek until your knee:

 


Foam roll exercises #3 – Quads: Turn over and lie facing the floor. Starting with your right leg, place the foam roller under your hips and roll up and down until your knee putting pressure on the quad:


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By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the CEO of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net

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