Those foam, rolly thingies adopted by select pros
Foam Rolling, all the pros are doing it - but why? Find out with new App
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 17 September, 2012 : - - Ever wonder what those long cylinder-looking things are that all the pro surfers are travelling around with and using before and after their heats? They are known as Foam Rollers and have proved to be a vital piece of training equipment to have in a surfer’s artillery. When used correctly, foam rolling your muscles releases tension, knots and tightness, therefore improving flexibility, strength, and muscle release and aiding in the prevention of surfing injuries and also providing many benefits for injury rehabilitation.
Within the Foam Rolling App you will find a customized program specifically designed for surfers. The surfing specific program provides a full list of exercises that release all the muscles that are used for surfing. Each exercise has easy to follow step-by-step instructions and images. You will also find detailed information about specific muscles and their functions and why it is important to release tension in these muscles.
The Foam Rolling App for iPhone and iPod touch has vast array of muscle release exercises catering for first time users of foam rollers to the most advanced users. Inside the app you will find different techniques to increase pressure for further muscle release and injury prevention.
Combine the foam rolling app with the iSurfer – Surfing Coach app and you will be on your way to surfing the way you have always dreamed of. All information contained within the foam rolling app was brought to you by Exercise Physiologist Jono Freeman who is currently the personal trainer for the wives of professional surfers Joel Parkinson, Mark Occhilupo and the late Andy Irons. This app was developed by Matt Jones, owner of mysurfworld.com and creator of the top selling iPhone apps iSurfer and iSurfboards.
Source: My Surf World
Author: Matthew Jones
Tags: Surf Fitness, Jono Freeman, My Surf World