EQUIPMENT OF THE MONTH: Rumble Roller
CATEGORY: Flexibility and Myofacial Release
HOW TO USE IT: The Rumble Roller is a therapeutic device that restores flexibility, by providing relief from muscle pain and stiffness, caused by trigger points. Muscles are massaged, and relieved of discomfort, by rolling over the firm, but flexible bumps on the surface of the Rumble Roller. The rollers are sold in small size 12″ x 6″, and large size 31″x 6″.
PORTABILITY: The Rumble Roller is light, weighing about 3.5 to 5 pounds, depending on size.
BENEFITS: Increases flexibility. Easy to use. A must for your home gym.
TYPE OF WORKOUTS: Rumble Roller provides relief from tight muscle tissue, known as trigger points. The roller isn’t used for a workout, but will increase your range of motion so that your workout, and sports activities are more productive.
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