I started Crossfit about 4 years ago and noticed a total transformation of my body, mind and spirit. I’m stronger, I’m more courageous, I’m more agile, I’m more confident, I’m more health-minded and I’m a member of a pretty cool community. In almost every aspect, becoming active has made me better. However, I’m going to be honest that Crossfit has made me worse off in one aspect… my flexibility. It’s not Crossfit’s fault… it’s mine. I don’t take the time to work on stretching my muscles enough before or after a workout. Stretching? It’s ok. Foam rolling? I HATE IT. I can’t tell you how much I hate that little foam roller! No way it’s going near my muscles!
When I was in LA for the IDEAWorld Conference, I stopped by a booth where they were using a little tool to give free massages. I was curious about this little found thing and what the benefits were for using it. It turns out, this little tool is so beneficial for the recovery of post-workout muscles, it replaces the need for foam rolling altogether! Wait, this little tiny machine can help with my mobility, circulation and workout recovery all while giving me an amazing, deep tissue massage? And I don’t have to foam roll?? Yeah… I’ll take one! That was the moment I fell in love with the MyoBuddy Pro. [Read more…]