So you got your lacrosse ball ready, and you're dead set on using it to roll out all of those gunky areas no matter how uncomfortable you know it's going to feel. You lay the ball on the ground, lie back on it, and then start to squirm around like a fish out of water.
As that feel good pain starts to build, you ask yourself: "Am I doing this right?". Just aimlessly rolling on a lacrosse ball, or any other type of roller/mobility tool is not enough. If you want to get the most out of this uncomfortable situation you need to get a better understanding of using your lacrosse ball to target certain areas for certain benefits and results.
The fine folks at ROMWOD have put together an easy to use guide that shows where on your body exactly you should be using your lacrosse ball to improve range of motion and mobility for particular lifts and movements.
Chris Spealler is not only a CrossFit legend, but he's arguably the best bodyweight specialist to ever compete at the CrossFit Games. Watching him fly through muscle ups or handstand walk his way past the competition was truly amazing and inspiring to watch.
With over a decade of CrossFit experience as both a coach and athlete, and with 6 Games appearances, Chris Spealler has racked up a wealth of knowledge on proper movement and technique.