You know how everybody says, "You're only as old as you feel"? Well, I've been feeling about a million years old lately. I'm stiff, I'm sore, and my bones feel creaky. And yet, because I'm me and stupidly stubborn about helping myself to feel better, I didn't seem to be doing anything about it.
So I've made a new resolution (or, more accurately, I've added an addendum to one of my current resolutions):
|Chicken scratch resolutions.|
I've always had good intentions with the foam roller. I mean, I own several, and they live on the floor of my living room where I can literally trip over them on my way to the computer. But somehow rolling gets put aside as something I'll get to later. I'm pretty good about getting on it after my long runs or when I'm particularly sore after a tough workout, but - like everything else in life that gets you where you want to go - it takes consistency to see (or feel) results.
|Foam rollers in their natural habitat.|
Have you added any more resolutions to your list?
And P.S., if you're thinking about using the foam roller, but don't know where to get started, I have a couple of videos about it on my YouTube channel. This one's a full-body roll out: