Soft Tissue Work: Lacrosse Ball

By now you have hopefully heard the benefits of soft tissue work. Soft tissue work in a nutshell is basically manual breakdown of your muscles fascia, a skin like covering of the muscle. It can help in relieving soreness, pain, and increasing range of motion. All of our clients do it before every session, and that’s something I highly recommend.

However, typically people just think of foam rolling for soft tissue work. The challenge with a foam roller is it can’t get small nitty-gritty areas. That’s where the lacrosse ball comes in.

Check out the video below as Jared goes over a few variations you can do with the lacrosse ball.

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About Spurling Training Systems

At Spurling Training Systems, our focus is on providing a superior athletic conditioning experience. The combination of expert training, time spent understanding your specific goals and customized program development is what makes Spurling Training Systems a unique and effective training experience for athletes of all ages, levels and abilities. Doug is the founder and owner of Spurling Training Systems. He graduated from University of New England with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Exercise Science. He has several years of experience as both a personal trainer for general fitness and a strength and conditioning coach for athletes. His certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) include Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT).
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