A foam roller is an inexpensive exercise modality that can be used for sports conditioning and rehabilitation. It can rapidly and safely improve an athlete's performance through improved flexibility and core strength. Rolling can benefit a wide variety of athletes in any sport and can be adapted for use with individual athletes and teams alike. The Complete Guide to Foam Roller Exercises for Improved Performance shows how to use foam rollers and includes a wide range of exercises for core strength, flexibility, stability, and balance. Each exercise is shown in a progression from the easiest to more advanced exercises. This DVD will help the coach or athlete quickly find the appropriate degree of difficulty for each exercise based on the athlete's core strength and, unique to this production, also explains WHY it is important to have a strong core for improved athletic performance. Elgelid and McCormick also include useful exercises that focus on certain body parts as well as rehabilitation exercises for specific sport-related injuries and pre-injury conditions. This comprehensive program provides a unique opportunity to learn the necessary skills to fully utilize foam rollers as an additional tool towards improved performance!
83 minutes. 2004.