by Bryan Roberts March 16, 2018

It is with great pleasure that we can introduce the first truly heated foam roller on the market

Back in 2006 when foam rollers were just starting to take off, a group of us had the idea to create a heated foam roller. It is just one of those things that makes sense! However, at the time there wasn't enough knowledge about foam rolling or the ability to create something that worked successfully. So as with all great ideas, we binned it!

Thankfully, a little known brand (who are now going to be juggernauts in the fitness industry) have created a workable solution

The MojiHeat, backed by over 1000 people on kickstarter, Foam Roller is a dual-sided massage roller, that can be placed in a microwave for 1 minute and deliver heat for up to 30 minutes. It fits in the microwave because it splits in two - genius!

Moji use a proprietary, patent-pending blend of thermoplastics and additives that allow the roller to be heated safely in a microwave. It does not contain water or gels.

Moji have also created a Massage Ball which is soon to launch in the UK. 

MojiHeat heated Foam Massage Roller for HAmstrings MojiHeat heated Foam Massage Roller for ITB MojiHeat heated Foam Massage Roller for Glutes

 

 

 

Some FAQ's from Moji's website, So why use heat?

Heat increases the effectiveness of your self-massage. Adding the power of heat therapy into the MojiHeat Roller boosts the healing powers of massage. Heat reduces muscle stiffness, increases circulation, relieves muscle soreness, and most importantly, heat feels GREAT!

When should I use the MojiHeat Roller?

Anytime! You can use the MojiHeat Roller whenever your muscles feel tight, stiff, sore, and need some relief. The MojiHeat massage tools are great for warm-up and recovery rolling sessions.

How do I heat the MojiHeat Roller?

All MojiHeat products should only be heated in the microwave.

Can the MojiHeat Roller be heated in other ways?

No. This product is specifically designed to be heated only in the microwave. The roller should never be heated in an oven, in hot water, or by any other method.

Can I immediately reheat the MojiHeat roller?

No. You must wait at least 3 hours before reheating the MojiHeat Roller. Allow the roller to cool completely.

Can I heat the MojiHeat Roller too long?

Yes. Do not overheat. Overheating can cause burns, damage the product, and will void your warranty. Heat only as directed. Only heat in a microwave. Always test the temperature of the product before using it, particularly on your bare skin. Please note that the temperature of MojiHeat roller generally increase for a few minutes after microwaving.

How long should I microwave the MojiHeat Roller?

  • HEAT in a microwave only (900W or higher)
  • CAUTION: microwaves vary in heating effectiveness despite stated wattage
  • GAUGE microwave – first time use, heat for 3 minutes
  • NEVER heat for more than 3 minutes and 20 seconds
  • ROLLER KEEPS HEATING for a few minutes after removing from microwave
  • To heat HALF the roller – heat HALF the time
  • ALWAYS wait 3 hours or more before ANY reheating

How long will the MojiHeat Roller stay hot?

The MojiHeat Roller stays hot for up to 30 minutes in your home, in a gym, or under normal rolling conditions, but if you are rolling outside in the freezing cold, the roller isn’t going to stay hot very long! The times we have specified typically give you plenty of time to complete your heat therapy rolling session!

How large is the MojiHeat Roller?

The MojiHeat Roller is 13 inches long by 4 inches in diameter and weighs approximately 3 lbs. – large enough for football players, weight lifters, and other large athletes, yet compact and portable enough for a petite yogi! Our test users think it’s a perfect size for a roller.

How can the MojiHeat Roller fit in a microwave?

The MojiHeat roller uses a patents pending two-piece design that is small enough to fit in most microwaves, but large enough to give you all of the benefits of a traditional foam roller.

How Do You Separate Your new MojiHeat™ Roller?

Your new MojiHeat™ Roller ships with a heavy-duty latch that securely attaches the two Roller halves together. Turn the two halves in opposite directions and the Roller separates into two pieces.

Like running shoes or a baseball mitt, your Roller latch has a break-in period. For the first few uses, some customers may struggle to separate the two halves when the Roller is cool. Don’t worry – the latch should loosen up after a few rolling sessions.

We’ve learned the easiest way for most people to separate the Roller is as follows:

  • Place the Roller on the floor or other hard surface; with one hand on one side of the seam that attaches the Roller and the other hand on the other side – apply downward pressure and twist the Roller apart!

Want a hack to help in the break-in period? After you roll, take the still warm Roller apart immediately and keep it apart until your next session. Then, pop it in the microwave and you’re ready to roll.

When should I use a MojiHeat 4” or 2” Massage Ball instead of a MojiHeat Roller?

Although you can use any MojiHeat massager to provide targeted deep tissue relief from muscle soreness and tightness, the MojiHeat 4” Massage Ball and the MojiHeat Roller are best for targeting problems in the back, hips, glutes, quads, hamstrings, IT bands, and calves, while the MojiHeat 2” Massage Ball works well to ease muscle soreness in the neck, arms, legs, feet, back, hips, and hands.

Is the MojiHeat Roller soft?

The MojiHeat Roller has a cushioned exterior with a sturdy core for comfort and durability.

How do you roll on the MojiHeat Roller?

Place the roller on the floor and apply pressure to the desired muscle. Roll the roller back and forth to experience relief. Use it in the same way you would use a traditional foam roller, but feel the benefits of heat.

How do I clean the MojiHeat Roller?

Wipe with a damp cloth. Water only. Do not immerse. Air dry.

Can my children use the MojiHeat products?

Yes, under close adult supervision. MojiHeat products are safe for everyone to use when used properly. Do not allow children to heat or use this product without close adult supervision.

Can individuals with health and medical conditions use MojiHeat products?

Consult with a physician before use if you have health or medical conditions.

What is the warranty on the MojiHeat Roller?

Moji proudly offers a one-year warranty from the date of purchase.

 

 

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Bryan Roberts


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