Christmas is fast approaching and to celebrate the start of the festive period, we’ve decided to take a look back at some of our highlights from 2016.

We’ve achieved a lot in the past few months and our growing team has been very busy. From jet setting around the world to source new products, to running our very own Triathlon event, Meglio have come along way in a short space of time.

In the summer, we set up and run our very own Meglio Triathlon event-Conquer the Chilterns. The competitors had to swim 1.9km, cycle 86km and run the final 20km to the finish. Over a 100 competitors took part in our very first Triathlon event, with eventual winner Toby Garbett, coming out on top of the podium. We had a fantastic day hosting the event and will be looking to expand upon this in 2017. Keep an eye out for further details regarding any upcoming events!

The Meglio team exhibited to new audiences at Physiotherapy shows in Liverpool & Birmingham, meeting thousands of therapy professionals from across all disciplines. We received an abundance of positive feedback regarding our products, our service and price, along with our marketing and product branding. We thoroughly enjoyed exhibiting, and sharing the Meglio brand and even managed to enjoy a bit of sightseeing after the events.

Meglio have also moved to a new home. We’ve swapped the tranquil riverside location of Henley for the hustle and bustle of Reading. We may have moved to a major hub for business, but we haven’t lost any of our welcoming, friendly attitude to the way we work. We pride ourselves on providing a high quality service to accompany our fantastic products.

We hope you are enjoying the Meglio journey so far and we would love to hear your thoughts. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with all the latest information. We always want to help you, wherever and whoever you are.

To find out further information, purchase one of our products, or to try a free sample, call us directly on 01491 520 718 or email to speak to one of our friendly team

Why use a foam roller?

Self myofascial or self massage can be used to release muscle tightness or tension within the body. Foam rollers are used to apply pressure to specific points of the body in order to aid muscle recovery. They can be used to tackle muscle tension for a wide selection of body areas including, Calves, Shins, Hamstrings, IT Band, Glutes, Quads and Back.

How should I use a foam roller?

To foam roll correctly, you must first identify the key problem area or areas. Once this has been achieved, apply moderate pressure to the specific area of your body using the foam roller and your body weight. If the problem area is too painful to apply direct pressure, it’s advised that you transfer the roller to the surrounding area, in order to loosen up muscle tension. You should always avoid rolling over a joint or bone.

It is normal to feel sore the day after use, however you shouldn’t push your body to an extreme level of pain. Your aim should be to relieve muscle tension, not to test your pain barrier.

Keep an eye out for our latest video guide series on the use of massage products including, a grid foam roller, which will be available via our How To section very soon.

Our latest video series features our favourite 7 areas of the body to exercise. We’ll give you a step-by-step guide on how to massage each specific area using one of our foam rollers.

Our 7 Favourite areas of the body to exercise





Find our final 3 exercise videos via our Youtube Channel now!


This exercise is great at targeting your tibia (Shin Bone) and for people that suffer with shin splints. To perform this exercise, place your body weight onto the foam roller and gently move up and down to target the problem area.

ITB (Massage Stick)

This video shows you how to use the Meglio Massage Stick to help release muscle tension in your lower leg. It’s a great device to be able to use because you can really change the amount of pressure applied by how much force you exert with your arms. The massage stick is great for releasing muscle tension across your whole leg from the inside aspect of the leg, to the quad, ITB band and calf.


This video shows you how to use a Meglio Foam Roller and Lacrosse Ball to help release tension in your glutes and the lateral aspect of your hip. The Lacrosse Ball provides a more localised pressure and a greater degree of release, but it can be slightly more uncomfortable. This exercise also helps to target hip pain, tightness and relieve pressure in the lower back if you’re suffering from back discomfort.

To find out further information, purchase one of our products, or to try a free sample, call us directly on 01491 520 718 or email to speak to one of our friendly team