Photograph by Chelsea Streifeneder

Using a foam roller on a regular basis helps to reduce inflammation and joint stress, as well as improve circulation and flexibility. But here's another perk: If you roll on a regular basis, you will help prepare your muscles for upcoming workouts and recover from those workouts faster. These three moves combine rolling with stretching to release tension in your leg muscles, and they're easy to squeeze in during commercial breaks.

You can do these combo moves to relieve tight muscles whenever your legs could use some extra love.

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