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Hard foam rollers help you loosen tight muscles

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Participants in the Recovery Methods class at the Kroc Center in Kapolei learn how to use different rollers to loosen tight muscles and increase joint range of motion. Instructor Don Pump assists Yana Krishtal-Venette with proper form as she rolls a cardboard cylinder under her leg while moving and flexing her foot.
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    Class participants use a foam roller to work on her hips and buttocks.
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Kimie Smolka uses a roller under her arm to work on her shoulder area.
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Yana Krishtal-Venette uses a cardboard cylinder to work on the side of her leg
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Lorena Magno uses a roller on her inner leg to release tension in the groin and hip areas.

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