Self-myofascial release gives many benefits to everyone, not just athletes. I’m a firm believer in incorporating it regularly into my daily schedule. I do some form of self-massage every day for 10-15 minutes minimum. I roll my muscles pre- and post-workout and often again before bed. And I’ve experienced relief from my IT band pain and plantar fasciitis.
Here are 5 of the main benefits of self-myofascial release: