foam rolling

In this segment of Fit Fridays with Michelle Richards she talks about the importance of foam rolling. Michelle mentions how we get muscle adhesions and the ability for a foam roller to go beyond stretching to work those knots out.

In addition to explaining why it’s important to use a foam roller, she also gives 5 awesome exercises you can do with the foam roller with tips on technique and length of time that should be spent doing each movement.

Check out her video below.


Michelle Richards

  • MS Kinesiology from University of South Florida
  • BS Exercise Science from University of Tampa
  • StrongFirst SFG
  • ACE Personal Trainer
  • Functional Range Conditioning mobility specialist
  • FMS Assessment Specialist
  • NASM Corrective Specialist

Michelle Richards is the Co-Founder of the Result Cult, Personal Trainer at Harbour Island Athletic Club, a Crossfit Mobility Coach at Crossfit Tampa Bay, and creator of her blog: “The Movement Project.” Michelle has dedicated her life to the study of human movement. She provides professional help to those recovering from injuries and physical limitations. Her movement based philosophy also results in enhanced athletic performance and healthy sustainable weight loss goals. In her free time Michelle enjoys playing with her dog Brooke, competing in Crossfit, playing slow pitch softball and paddleboarding.