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Old 10-24-2007, 09:31 AM   #11
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Allen where did you get your foam roller? I have looked around a little but didn't know what I should go with. I have plenty of PVC in the garage but I imagine I am a little tight to roll with that.
http://www.ptmart.com has a whole slew of different size & density rollers for cheap. I originally heard about the site from Greg.
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Old 10-24-2007, 02:23 PM   #12
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What size foam roller is recommended? I'm planning to get one.
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Old 10-24-2007, 02:26 PM   #13
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I got my foam roll from Target....came with a dvd also. Its from Mark V (coreperformance). I cant remember how expensive it was but it was under $20 dollars for the dvd and foam roller.
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Old 10-26-2007, 09:12 AM   #14
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Hey Scott,
I use a ~12 inch-long roller and do all my rolling on it, though it's only big enough for one leg at a time. It's great for portability since I carry it on the train to the gym. I mainly just roll the hamstrings, quads, hips, it band...I'm not 100% sure of what additional benefits the longer rollers provide.
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Old 10-26-2007, 01:27 PM   #15
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Thanks Yoon. What thickness? 3, 4, or 6 inch?
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Old 10-26-2007, 10:23 PM   #16
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6 inch diameter. It's this one:
http://performbetter.com/detail.aspx...tegoryID_E_235

Got it as a bday gift from teammate John...I think he might have gotten the 3 footer.
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