Athlete training: Myofascial Tension

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if you're an athlete, a coach or trainer has opened the door to foam rolling. Foam rolling targets the myofascial covering of the muscles that have become thickened or callused from repetitive movement patterns. Many marathon hopefuls are sidelined each year due to IT band syndromes, plantar fasciitis, and other foot, knee, or hip injuries that could be prevented.

That said, foam rolling regimens are somewhat painful and disregarded by many athletes and trainers in the process. But understanding how this restriction on the muscle movement and muscle range of motion can be less painful and even fun.

The idea of adding vibration and heat to decrease pain has been adopted across the medical boards. Thus Hyperice foam rollers and spheres have added just that component of vibration and sometimes heat as with their newest back wrap.

If you're interested in learning how to add functional foam rolling exercises into your workout regimen and understand how to improve performance through flexibility training, this is a workshop not to miss.

PAIN CLINIC 101 - Hyperice Athlete Injury Prevention Workshop​

If you're an athlete or have experienced any overuse injury, you probably have heard of foam rolling for injury prevention and flexibility . Hyperice makes new amazing revolutionary recovery and injury prevention tools that will be used in this workshop. All participants receive an injury assessment worksheet and will learn techniques to help prevent injuries and new techniques in myofascial release and flexibility training. This workshop is geared towards both athletes and fitness trainers who want to know more about foam rolling and injury recovery techniques.

Discounted products will be available for purchase and one winner will receive a Hyperice Vibrating Hypershpere valued at $149.00

  • Learn how to create better flexibility programs.

  • Learn the basics of proper flexibility training

  • Learn why muscle collagen and facia needs attention for fluid movement and athlete performance.

Celebrity fitness expert, Andrea Metcalf presents this 75 minute workshop. Andrea shares her expertise in pain prevention as outlined in her best-selling book, "Naked Fitness", Vanguard Press and the Pain-Free Body workout DVD's. She has worked with professional athletes and Chicago news anchors as well as owner of StudiosFUSE, Chicago's only Fitness Food court.

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