Learn what happens to the body as you foam roll.

The take-home message is that no physical changes take place.

There is only a temporary change due to:

1: Neuro-modulation: the change of your pain threshold

2: Increase blood flow: this helps you to feel more warm and loose (in the body part you work on)

3: Thixotropicity: this refers to the changes in viscosity of your muscles which are enclosed within a sheath (fascia) filled with blood and fluid.

All in all, a great way to answer people who ask you: "What happens when you get on that roller?"