I've Tried Tons of Foam Rollers From Vibrating to Knobbly, but This Is My Absolute Fave

POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar
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I've been trying to focus more on recovery after my workouts, and aside from stretching and mobility exercises, foam rolling has been so helpful. I've heard about the benefits of foam rolling for years, but until I really devoted time to it, I didn't believe how essential it really is in reducing tightness and soreness and increasing my flexibility. I've tried over half a dozen different types of foam rollers, some vibrate, some have knobs or ridges, some are hard and some are super soft, but this Rollga Foam Roller ($45) is my absolute favorite. Keep reading to learn why I can't live without it — I even had to buy a second one because my husband was stealing mine!

What's the Rollga Foam Roller Made Of?
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What's the Rollga Foam Roller Made Of?

This Rollga Foam Roller is made of medium-density foam. The brand does make a version that's low density so it's softer, and a version that's high density so it's harder, depending on your preference.

Rollga Foam Roller Is the Best For Tight Backs
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Rollga Foam Roller Is the Best For Tight Backs

With the cutout design, I'm able to get a super intense massage on the muscles alongside my spine. Regular foam rollers dig into my vertebrae and leave bruises. I'm able to target those muscles more effectively and roll longer because it doesn't hurt.

Rollga Foam Roller Is Great For Deep Tissue Massage
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Rollga Foam Roller Is Great For Deep Tissue Massage

Since this foam roller has two narrow areas in the middle, you can really dig into tight muscle knots and get an intense deep tissue massage. I love it for my calves, hamstrings, quads, triceps, and forearms — really, there's no place on my body this roller hasn't made feel better!

Rollga Foam Roller Is Super Lightweight
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Rollga Foam Roller Is Super Lightweight

I used to bring a foam roller to my gym and this one only weighs 8.5 ounces! It's so lightweight that it's easy to bring anywhere, especially with the elastic strap that comes with it.