Another fantastic use for the foam roller is to help with posture, and specifically the thoracic area of the back. I spent 12 years hunched over a computer in an office before moving into the fitness world, so my mid-to-upper back area knows what it’s like to be stooped. In the following video Dr Josh Renkens (The Renkens Center, Nashville) talks us through several exercises to help the spine, which I enjoy doing as often as I can:
Thoracic spine (great for posture):
If you’re interested in acquiring a foam roller they can be purchased for as little as £9.99 with free postage on Amazon, or £8.49 with free postage from Ebay (as at 10th April 2014).
David Bowie, owner of Healthy Fit Life, is a mobile personal trainer and sports massage therapist working in the Farnham and Camberley area.