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Nov 10, 2022

Have you ever laid down on a massage tool and felt your entire body tense up and completely forget how to breathe?

Massage has more to do with relaxing your nervous system than it does with breaking up your fascia. Which means the tool you use, absolutely matters.

There are all sorts of massage tools from knobby foam rollers, to balls with spikes, soft air-filled balls, and everything in between. But the most popular (and least expensive) is probably the lacrosse ball.

Lacrosse balls are too hard for self-massage.

And in today’s episode, I’m sharing the WHY (and the science to back it up).

So if you’re still rolling on lacrosse balls or you hate massage in general because it always hurts - then today’s episode is for you!

You’ll learn:

  • Why the hardness of your massage tools matters
  • How self-massage affects the body and nervous system
  • And why you should just use lacrosse balls to play lacrosse

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