Should You Foam Roll Your Lower Back? Here’s the Answer

Let's get the short answer out the way first: Probably not.  That's a wrap! Or, if you have 10-minutes, let's explore a more nuanced answer.  As per usual, the answer isn't simply yes or no.  Today we'll examine the reasons why you'd want to self-massage your lower back, and effective solutions to your soreness or tightness. …

R.A.M.P. Up Your Warm-Up

You've grabbed your friend.  Hugs and high-fives were exchanged.  You hit the gym; you're there to lift, to run, to swim; to exercise.  Where do you start? Too often, we're so eager to exercise that we skip one of the most beneficial parts; we don't warm-up.  When time is at a premium, it's the first …