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Roll out to ease those aching muscles

Updated: April 10, 2014, 4:38 PM ET
By Christine Yu | Special to espnW.com

We all know how good a massage feels after an intense workout or a week of training, but not all of us have a personal masseuse on call. Instead, many athletes are taking things into their own hands.

From weekend warriors to professionals, athletes are using foam rollers, lacrosse balls and massage sticks to work out the kinks in their muscles themselves. It's a practice called self-myofascial release.

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