Shannon & Pam, after months of training, officially became ultrarunners with finishing Way Too Cool 2010 (3/13/10). They continue to run the long distances as they continue to challenge themselves physically & mentally. This is where they post those triumphs and also their tribulations.

January 13, 2010

Rolling, rolling, rolling

Here's some great exercises using the foam roller to work out you muscle soreness. I definitely need to do more of these! This article is from Women's Health Magazine.

Fix the Kinks

Tend to tired muscles with this rejuvenating foam-roller routine

These moves take about 10 to 15 minutes to complete and hit all your soreness-prone places. Do them anytime: during your favorite TV show, before bed, first thing in the morning, or after workouts, when your muscles are especially tight.

Follow these directions, rolling each body part over the roller five to 10 times. If a spot feels extra tender, try this: Start below the area, work up to it and hold for a few seconds, then roll through it.

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