j/fit Foam Roller Comparison
j/fit Foam Roller Comparison
Super High Density
High Density Half Round High Density EVA Textured High Density EVA Deluxe Myo Body Roller Type
Basic low density extruded foam. 100% medical grade foam made in the USA Basic low density extruded foam Black High Density injection molded foam beads. 100% medical grade foam Black High Density injection molded foam beads Blue closed cell heat molded EVA foam Green closed cell heat molded EVA foam with honeycomb textured Dark Grey closed cell heat molded EVA foam with massaging bumps Feel
Medium density and feel Medium density and feel Very Firm Very Firm Firm Core with slightly softer exterior Firm core with a slighly softer exterior. Best overall feel for all body types Firm feel with finger size bumps for deeper massage User Type
Best for beginner or lightweight, single user. Produces less pressure and less pain Elderly or persons with limited strength or muscle tone Moderate to heavier weight user with some rolling experience or users with desire for very firm feel Moderate to heavier weight persons with limited strength and balance issues and elderly users with little muscle tone All user types that prefer more pressure than the Basic but less firmness than the Super High Density. Will withstand the heaviest weight individual and multiple users in a professional setting Same user as the High Density EVA, but better for individuals that wish to have a slight texture to the roller. Honeycomb texture adds a little traction for a slower roll and a slight massaging effect The myo roller will help assist in a deeper myofascial release. Small knobs on the roller will get deeper into the tissue and help work out stubborn knots and tightness Durability
Limit soreness and tightness by increasing blood flow and flexibility. When used often and correctly, the foam roller can help athletes avoid many sport-related injuries. Increase flexibility or range of motion, relieve muscle and joint pain. Helps increase balance and stabilization while standing on roller. Lying on the foam will help relieve tension in tight areas. Will not roll out from underneath. Very firm roller should be used by individuals already using rolling techniques. Works well for larger or heavily muscled athletes Firmness puts more pressure on tight areas. Helps proprioception after knee and ankle injury. Helps increase balance and stabilization while standing on roller. Will not roll out from underneath. Lying on foam will help relieve tension in tight areas. 36"- Great for pilates practice, and placing roller parallel to spine to help create proper alignment and opening up tense shoulders and upper body.
24"- Best used for rolling the back and easier to manipulate than the longer rollers.
18" – Often used by runners to help alleviate tightness in the IT band, calf muscles,and hamstrings. 12" – Perfect for travel. Allows you to work smaller regions or isolate certain muscle groups. The slight texture on this roller allows for better traction and will not slip as easily as other foam rollers. The honeycomb texture also gives a slight massaging effect for better overall feel. Foam roller gives temporary relief of the appearance of cellulite. Applies more direct pressure to knotty areas to give a more intense stretch. The combination of the finger nodules and firm surface provide a great deep tissue massage. It also allows a better surface for applying targeted pressure on specific knotted areas which helps facilitate a myofascial release.