Roller Workout Suggestions

by aworthycause   January 7, 2011  

I have recently gotten myself a set of rollers. I prefer the challenge and need to stay focused that turbos don't have. They are great fun.
The thing is I amn't totally sure what to do on them to best increase fitness.

I'm also assuming that my souplesse and overall technique will improve regardless of workout - that simply staying upright and smooth will do this.
Any advice?

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So many options with rollers but try programmes that vary, good warm up then thirty minutes at eighty five % of max followed by a good roll down. Try five minutes at twenty seconds spinning, ten seconds easy, forget those who say rollers are too easy, this one will get you in a lather, ten minutes easy then another five minutes if you feel like it. Variation is key, be inventive and look to find repeatable excercises that show improvements. Get a fan, a big one. Enjoy.


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posted by antonio [1102 posts]
8th January 2011 - 19:41


Thanks Antonio. I have painful swollen immobile legs now. Love it!
I agree - rollers are fun and give a good workout, am so glad I chose them over a turbo.

Lanterne Rouge

posted by aworthycause [31 posts]
12th January 2011 - 17:49