RIVAL FIT Tip: Foam Rolling and Self Myofascial (SMR) Release

Posted May 21, 2017

Most everyone has used a foam roller at some point, or at least as seen them around Rival or out and about while shopping. But what are those tube-like, often bumpy pieces of hard foam actually for? Here are the main benefits: • Increased range of motion • Increased blood flow • Decreased recovery time •… Read More >

Why I Value Fitness and Helping People Be Fit.

Posted December 9, 2016

Two experiences from my youth shaped my approach to fitness. The first was comparing two of my uncles. They were about the same age, but in very different shape. One was trim and healthy, while the other was obese. One could do what he wanted physically. The other struggled to get up out of a… Read More >

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