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teafan
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Foam Roller - UK stores/Sites

Post by teafan » Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:01 am

Hey all

Just wondering if any UK based Foam Roller users know of a good place to pick one up for a good price? I'm asking because I've noticed a few people insist you pick up a "firm" or "firmest" roller you can find... not many sites grade how firm their rollers are!

Also, while on the subject - anyone know what you can do to work on an area just outside of your scapula, a couple of inches left of the spine.

Cheers!


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Re: Foam Roller - UK stores/Sites

Post by Proper Knob » Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:07 am

I bought this one from Amazon -

http://www.amazon.co.uk/66Fit-Elite-Foa ... 587&sr=8-1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Nice and hard and lasted a good while. Only now just getting soft and i bought it nearly a year ago. For your area just next to your spine you need a tennis ball. Lean against a wall with the ball between you and the wall, hug your self to protract your shoulder blades and lean into the wall. From there just roll around finding the painful spots. It will be sore, make no mistake.

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Re: Foam Roller - UK stores/Sites

Post by teafan » Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:10 am

Cool - cheap solution!

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Post by carlito » Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:25 am

I just use a swiss ball mat with a can of shaving gel rolled up inside it, seems to work ok.

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Re: Foam Roller - UK stores/Sites

Post by DavidMcF » Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:17 pm

i know someone who straight up recommends a PVC pipe!


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Re: Foam Roller - UK stores/Sites

Post by robertscott » Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:55 pm

i use a PVC pipe. Hurts so good


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