You're running a few miles a day in your local park and spiking volleyballs on the beach. Maybe you're even dabbling in surfing for the first time or at least stand-up paddle boarding. Summer is in full swing, and you have every intention of being as active as possible.
The only problem? More time spent running, jumping, biking, and walking means tight muscles, and your fascia—the "scaffolding of the body," as mbg class instructor and Taller, Slimmer, Younger author Lo Roxburgh describes it—needs some love. So if you've been meaning to try foam rolling but have been putting it off, this is the season to get started. Here's why.