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Foam rollers are becoming more and more common in gyms these days. If you haven't seen one yet, you no doubt will in the near future. They come in a variety of sizes, with the most common being a 36" long by 6" wide roller.
If you sustain an injury that you suspect is a minor muscle strain, the best approach to encourage healing is mild stretching coupled with ice a minimum of three times a day for 15 minutes each...
Lately, it seems that I am surrounded by people who recently sustained an injury or are dealing with chronic injury. Many of these problems can be avoided simply by taking the time to warm up and stretch out.
A part of overall fitness is maintaining flexible. When your muscles are tight, you are more likely to sustain an injury than when you are stretched out, so logically it is beneficial to keep your muscles limber and supple.