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Gentle Shoulder Roll To Improve Agility and Balance

When you become comfortable with this sort of gentle rolling on a padded surface, your body becomes more capable of protecting itself in the event of an accidental fall. The idea is to condition your core and all of your major joints to allow for more fluid movement on the ground.

In the video above, I'm using two twin-size foam mattresses as my rolling surface. For those who don't need as much padding, I can suggest going with a gymnastics mat which is readily available at Amazon:

If gentle front rolls feel daunting, here is a video that shows how to start getting comfortable while rolling around sideways on a mattress or mat:

And here is another video that shows how to warm up the neck and upper back region before doing front rolls:


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