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12 Gifts for Runners: Day 10 – The Foam Roller

December 12, 2014

12 Gifts for Runners: Day 10 – The Foam Roller

On the 1st day of running my loved on gave to me… A StrideBox Subscription

On the 2nd day of running my loved one gave to me… A Bottle Band 

On the 3rd day of running my loved one gave to me… Running Books

On the 4th day of running my loved one gave to me…Bia Sport Watch

On the 5th day of running my loved one gave to me…Pro Compression Socks

On the 6th day of running my loved on gave to me…Race Bib Displays

On the 7th day of running my loved one gave to me…Safety Lights

On the 8th day of running my loved one gave to me…Headphones

On the 9th day of running my loved one gave to me…Rundana

On the 10th day of running my loved on gave to me…

A Foam Roller

The foam roller is an accessory that every runner should have. Running can cause a number of imbalances, aches, and pains. Sometimes all you want is a deep tissue massage. The cheapest way to give yourself a deep disuse massage is with a foam roller. It is one of the best gifts for runners, where the gift just keeps on giving.

They come in many varieties for different needs. We have hi lighted a few options for you.

The basic foam roller. No frills, just condensed foam in circle to roll your IT Band on.

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The hollow foam roller. This is a great gift for your traveling runner. They can take it in their suitcase. The clothes can just get stuffed inside the foam roller.

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The muscle roller stick. Sometimes you just need something to get that stray tight muscle. This product is small and portable for easy use.

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If you are wondering what this foam roller thing is all about or you just aren’t sure what to do with it, here is a great video with a few ideas that are great for runners."'http://www.youtube.com/embed/UibJyoIeSMM?