Foam Rollers have become an essential element in the set of equipment required for complete functional training. . When used in conjunction with a Fitball, the foam roller is an additional platform of instability, which forces the exerciser to draw upon their abdominal and surrounding muscles to remain stable while exercising.
Pilate's instructors have also incorporated the foam roller to fill a range of exercises designed to enhance strength and flexibility. Many of these exercises can be replicated at home. They can used to help massage deeply into larger muscle groups, and mobilizing the back.