Our Foam Rollers Range
Our selection of Foam Rollers features the original roller all the way through to the latest developments.
Whatever results you are looking to achieve when using a Foam Roller, you'll find the perfect solution in our extensive range.
We also stock foam roller exercise guides from beginner to advanced level.
Take a look at our Exercise Guides for a better understanding of how foam rollers work and how you can use a foam roller to do specific exercises as well as the benefits and warnings that are worth noting.
Foam Roller FAQs
What is a foam roller good for?
Foam rollers are great for relieving pain, muscle tightness and inflammation. A foam roller can also be used to increase the Range of Motion of your joints. Foam rollers are great warm-up tools as they can ease your muscles as well as get them warmed up, you can also use foam rollers after a workout or training session. Take a look at our exercise guide mentioned above for a comprehensive understanding of what you can use a foam roller for.
Do foam rollers actually work?
As mentioned above, Foam rollers are very effective for increasing your range of motion. They, therefore, help with Injury / Surgery recovery and Immobility if used correctly and a recovery regime is followed. Foam rollers will improve short-term flexibility but over time, foam rollers can produce long-term benefits for range of motion. Foam rollers can be used for effective stretching as they achieve the same benefits of static stretching but also release tension.
Why shouldn’t you use a foam roller?
- You shouldn’t use a foam roller over bony areas, bones can be mistaken for adhesions but using your foam roller on them can cause serious discomfort and inflammation
- Don’t use your foam roller over joints because this can lead to inflammation of the tendons
- You shouldn’t use it on the lower back or neck
- Overworking an area with a foam roller can result in severe muscle soreness and even bruising
Is it bad to use a foam roller every day?
Although using a foam roller can be uncomfortable and lead to mild soreness, avoid rolling areas that are still sore from a previous session and wait a day before repeating. Use your own discretion to determine if your muscles are too overworked to use a foam roller or not.
Can a foam roller help lose weight?
Foam Rollers are a good tool for your weight loss journey. Foam rolling facilitates weight loss by encouraging deeper muscle activation as well as improving blood circulation, this effectively speeds up the recovery process and can help you to keep a consistent weight loss regime.
Is foam rolling better than stretching?
Foam rollers and stretching both help to warm up the muscles but Foam rollers are a superior option out of the two. This is because foam rolling is great for increased flexibility which helps to limit soreness and prevent injuries. Static stretching can achieve this as well but foam rollers also target and relieve tension in the myofascial layer of your body. Take a look at our Foam Roller Exercise Guide for a comprehensive understanding of how you can use a foam roller to stretch.
How often should I use a foam roller?
You can use a Foam roller as much as you deem necessary but if your muscles are overworked or you have painful joints or bones then it’s probably best to give yourself a couple of days rest from the foam roller. It’s recommended that you use a foam roller 3-4 times a week.
How long should you use a foam roller for?
There's no specific time frame for how much need to foam roll; Listen to your body – if it feels too uncomfortable then you might be overdoing it. It is recommended that you use the foam roller under each muscle group and roll, using long strokes, for 60 seconds until a tender area is found. Some studies have however indicated that 20 seconds can achieve the same effect as 60 seconds.