Foam Roll Rectus Femoris

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Coach's Tips


How to Foam Roll Rectus Femoris

Starting Position

1. Make sure to start slowly and stop if you feel any sharp or intense pain.

2. Do not roll on the foam roller for too long, as it can cause discomfort to your muscles.

3. Make sure to keep your core engaged while rolling on the foam roller.

Proper Form

1. Bend your left leg and place your foot flat on the floor.

2. Place your hands on the floor for support.

3. Roll forward and back slightly on the foam roller, stopping when you feel a tender spot.

4. Hold the roller over the tender spot for 10-30 seconds to help release tension.

5. Move the roller up and down your right thigh, stopping on any tender spots that you find.

Breathing Technique

1. Take slow and deep breaths while rolling on the foam roller.

2. Make sure to exhale during the movement and inhale as you return to the starting position.


1. Lie on your back on an exercise mat with your legs straight.

2. Place a foam roller underneath your right thigh.

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