4 Foam Roller Exercises for Your Legs and Lower Body

These moves increase your range of motion
Senior woman exercising with a foam roller being assisted by personal instructor at gym. Physical therapist helping elderly woman in her workout at health club.

Foam rolling exercises offer many benefits. They can help increase your range of motion, improve blood flow and body temperature, and they help you prepare physiologically for more intense exercise, such as running, says Daniel Hass, DPT, SCS.

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Watch this video to see a demonstration of four foam rolling exercises. Hass will explain how to do exercises for these muscle groups:

  1. Hip flexors and quadriceps.
  2. Outer thigh muscles.
  3. Hamstrings.
  4. Gluteal muscles.



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