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Six Things No Runner Should Go Without

  • By Cielestia Calbay
  • Published Oct. 25, 2011
  • Updated Oct. 27, 2011 at 8:55 AM UTC

5. Roam Roller

Running can take a heavy toll on your muscles, especially if you develop IT band issues. Sore and tight muscles are common after running and sometimes relieving these ailments require a deep-tissue massage, which aren’t cheap. Enter your new best friend: foam rollers. You put foam rollers, which are about one- to two-feet long, under your troubled spot and roll over it for 10 to 15 seconds.

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Cielestia Calbay

Cielestia Calbay

Cielestia Calbay is a contributor to Competitor magazine.

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