Foam Roller Exercises

Recover faster and decrease soreness

Adding a foam roller to your exercise routine can help you reach your goals faster by providing myofascial release for your muscles. In this week’s Keep it Fresh, 2013 IFBB Bikini Olympia Champion Ashley Kaltwasser and her coach IFBB Pro Summer Montaone, CSCS share some foam roller exercises for the glutes and legs. These moves will prepare the muscles before a workout, and also aid in recovery and muscle soreness. Check out the video and give these a try this week!

Video shot on location at Summer’s Fitness: Home of Team VIP. In addition to being an IFBB Pro, Summer Montabone is NSCA- CSCS certified and certified prenatal instructor. Summer is an advocate for wellness and seeing her clients live healthier lives, and Summer’s Fitness is the vehicle through which Summer changes people’s lives for the better. Summer is the founder of, comprehensive sports performance and Speed & Agility training, which offers not only developmentally appropriate middle and high school programs, but elite training for professional athletes, as well. In addition, she has founded Team VIP (Very Impressive Physique), which preps physique athletes for competition.

Ashley Kaltwasser

Ashley Kaltwasser is the three-time Bikini Olympia Champion and two-time Bikini International Champion. She is a Team Gaspari, Better Bodies and MuscleEgg athlete, sponsored by Liquid Sun Rayz & a former collegiate track athlete. Ashley believes that serious fitness doesn’t have to be boring. In her “Keep it Fresh” column, she share ways to keep your training and nutrition fun and flavorful.

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