Seek advise from a professional health practitioner. I just thought I read to take only two hrs before a meal or after, to avoid the stomach acids and digestion of foods. Moderation is best. Balance is the key since being Besides, the Rhyme and The Reason.
The body needs foam rolling, just as much as you should workout.
Is as much as a rule of a thumb, maintaining your muscles to do so, as much as you are actively living your life. Rolling releases tension in the body that causes your muscles to get unaligned, stay out of light, and causes pain and even injury because of this, As always from me, Easy button logic. It increases blood flow, via creating more oxygen to that locked up area which prohibits movement and flexibility. Foam rolling does not make your more flexible, and that’s what stretching is for. Notice, what foam rolling does is deal with tension, that cannot be stretched out and must be ‘pressed’ out so to speak. And now here’s a question. Painful?
Hell yes! Where did this come from? So this has been associated with running and the Iliotibial Band which runs along the outside of the quad. Besides, the IT band is a band of fascia that inserts in the outside of the hips, runs down the leg and inserts into the outer part of the knee. Therefore this IT Band is tight on everyone person. When you are active it gets tighter and causes either knee or hip pain, most commonly the knee. While pulling on the knee cap, tension knots form along the band cause itself to become tighter. Notice that the knee has been pulled out so the LCL or inner knee starts to cause mysterious pain.
Foam rolling takes care of this.
a doctor should love to cut you open instead.
I have have saved many knee surgeries with teaching my clients how to roll. I require all my clients to have foam rollers. Cardio being the main reason anyone can generate a tight IT Band, weight light especially squats can cause this, with all that said. You may ask what must I foam roll? So, everything! From the base of you neck to the Achilles tendon and everything in between. Just think for a moment. Never rolling over a joint however. More specifically, Cervical spine, Thoracic or T Spine, Lats, Lumbar spine, glutes, hips, groin, inner thighs, TFL, hamstrings, quadriceps, Iliotibial band calves, and solius to name the most important areas to roll. Essentially, pectorals, are also a major muscle group I have my male clients roll. I am creating a series of videos of detailed proper foam rolling technique, that I will post in more about.