Foam roller sessions have a great potential to improve your cycling performance, aid recovery and prevent injury.
The humble foam roller should be a staple piece of equipment in every cyclist’s kit. As an osteopath I recommend all the cyclists I treat regularly do foam roller sessions to both improve performance and prevent injury on the bike. In order to get the most out of your foam roller sessions here are a few basic guidelines as well as some demonstrations on foam roller technique to different muscle groups.
Click here or the link below to be taken through all you need to know about foam rolling including free instructional videos showing each region of the body to iron out.
This article was written for Bike Exchange by our very own Dr Matt Stacey, Osteopath. He is an accomplished cyclist in his own right having won local Criterion races, and competed in the Tour of Bright and the Tour of Mansfield.