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Foam Rollers

Three days ago I bought one of those foam rollers to be used for massaging your muscles after a workout.

I’ve used the thing twice, and my back and shoulders are killing me!

Anyone else use one of these? Is it normal to experience a lot of soreness at the beginning? I feel like a slab of meat someone’s been tenderizing with a mallet.

Keep at it. Eventually it’ll start feeling better.

Mod Lisa Marie just directed me to an old T-Naion article about foam rollers: