3 Best Collapsible Foam Rollers That Easily Fold Away 2020 Review

Combining great visionaries with modern technology has lead to the creation of some of the best collapsible foam rollers on the market today.

Collapsible foam rollers, unlike your traditional foam rollers, can be folded from 5” in height to a mere 2” in only a matter of seconds. Since they are much more compact than your traditional rollers, they are also more portable and will conveniently fit into just about any gym bag to use anywhere, anytime.

Therefore, when it comes to portability and storage the collapsible foam roller is second to none.

While doing my research I quickly discovered there are only very few of these foam rollers available on the market today. Surprisingly I found only 3 companies that have produced these rollers in the last few years.

Two of these companies sell their products online and are included in this comparison guide. The third company, which at one time seemed to have their product ready for the public, is not currently available for reasons I will explain later.

With that said, let’s compare the three collapsible foam rollers I have found and list the key features and what makes each roller so unique in both design and functionality.

TABLE OF CONENTS

  • Our Top 3 Collapsible Foam Rollers Comparison Guide
  • #1 Morph Alpha by Brazyn
  • #2 Morph Bravo by Brazyn
    • Morph Alpha vs Morph Bravo Collapsible Foam Rollers
  • #3 Restore by Gaiam
    • Gaiam Restore vs Brazyn Morph
  • Where is the Neofit Collapsible Foam Roller?
  • Final Thoughts

3 Best Collapsible Foam Rollers Comparison Guide

Our first 2 rollers to be compared are the Morph Alpha and the Morph Bravo, both made by Brazyn. Followed by the Restore by Gaiam which offers a different design and method of collapsing but is also very effective and easy to pack.

#1 Morph Alpha by Brazyn

Morph Alpha collapsible foam rollers

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You can tell a lot of work and research went into designing the Brazyn collection of collapsible foam rollers. Designed and handcrafted by only the best, the Morph is the only fitness roller on the market today that will fold flat.

Brazyn Morph -- With Collapsible Core Technology

The Best Foam Roller - The Morph - With Collapsible Core Technology

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Lightweight & Durable

Besides being collapsible, these are by far the lightest rollers I have come across compared to your conventional foam rollers or even your vibrating foam rollers. At a mere 1.5 lbs, you will barely notice you even have on in your fitness bag. And don’t be fooled by the lightweight construction, as they are also capable of supporting a maximum weight capacity of up to 350lbs.

Great for Travel & Easy to Store

Besides being extremely lightweight and easy to collapse, the Brazyn Morph rollers are also super easy to stash away on the go.

Measuring 14.5” in length and only 2” in height when collapsed makes this foam roller your perfect companion on the road or to the gym. These highly packable foam rollers will easily store away in any carry bag or backpack to take along anywhere for any fitness occasion.

easy packable foam roller

Fast & Easy Operation

My favorite feature on these rollers is how easy and quickly they are to fold and expand. When you are ready to start your rolling exercises, a quick tug will expand the flat roller into a full size 5.5” diameter foam roller.

On the other hand, once you are done rolling, simply push in the tabs to collapse the roller back into a flat shape.

It truly doesn’t get any easier than this.

What is the Morph Alpha best used for?

Compared to the Morph Bravo, which we will cover next, the Alpha collapsible foam rollers are made of high-density foam with thumb-shaped nubs making it more practical for deep tissue massage and for targeting knots.

Features & Specifications

  • Collapses Flat
  • Collapses Instantly
  • Foam: high-density
  • Surface Texture: Nubbed (deep-tissue, high intensity)
  • Material: durable eco-friendly bamboo, recyclable foam & aluminum
  • Lightweight: 1.5 lbs
  • Max Weight Capacity: 350 lbs
  • Colors: midnight, sunset, blue, pink
  • 2-year limited warranty -- 30-Day Guarantee with Free U.S Returns

Dimensions

  • Expanded: 14.5”L x 5.5”D
  • Collapsed: 14.5”L x 2”H

#2 Morph Bravo by Brazyn

Morph Bravo smooth texture

The second of its kind, the Morph Bravo, is made from the same design but with a smooth surface texture and with low-density foam that is more gentle suitable for your average everyday user or fitness enthusiast. For overall health and wellbeing, this is probably the way to go.

Other than the foam texture and density, most of the features are the same as the Morph Alpha other than the -- 0.1 lb weight difference. I’m sure that is due to the different texture.

What is the Morph Bravo best used for?

Compared to the Morph Alpha, the Bravo collapsible foam rollers are designed with a low-density foam and a multi-level smooth surface making it more practical for kneading muscles.

The Bravo is more suited for first-time users wanting a deep tissue massage to loosen up fascia and for kneading out trigger-points. The Bravo can also be used to help isolate knots but does so in a less aggressive manner.

Features & Specifications

  • Collapses Flat
  • Collapses Instantly
  • Foam: low-density
  • Surface Texture: multi-level smooth (traditional, kneads muscle, less intense)
  • Material: durable eco-friendly bamboo, recyclable foam & aluminum
  • Lightweight: 1.5 lbs
  • Max Weight Capacity: 350 lbs
  • Colors: midnight, sunset, blue, pink
  • 2-year limited warranty -- 30-Day Guarantee with Free U.S Returns

Dimensions

  • Expanded: 14.5”L x 5.5”D
  • Collapsed: 14.5”L x 2”H

PROS

  • quick & easy to collapse instantly -- unfolds instantly, extremely portable
  • great quality
  • superb technology
  • the company backs their product

CONS

  • May be a bit pricey for some (but worth the convenience and functionality).

Morph Alpha vs Morph Bravo Collapsible Foam Rollers

FEATURESMORPH ALPHAMORPH BRAVO
Foam DensityHigh-DensityLow-Density
Skin SurfaceNubbedSmooth
Best Used ForTarget KnotsKnead Muscles
IntensityHigh IntensityMedium Intensity
Muscle GroupFull BodyFull Body
Weight1.5 lbs1.6 lbs
Folded Flat2”2”
Length14.5”14.5”
Diameter5.5”5.5”
Weight Supp.350 lbs350 lbs
TSA ApprovedYesYes

#3 Restore by Gaiam

Gaiam collapsible foam roller

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The Restore collapsible foam rollers by Gaiam is another great space saver and convenient way to take your foam rolling on the go anywhere and anytime.

Much simpler in design than the previous rollers, the Restore is made of ABS Plastic with a textured non-slip surface to stimulate blood flow, roll away muscle tightness or loosen knots at home, at the gym, or on the go.

R003 Restore Collapsible Foam Roller

The hollow core makes this roller lightweight and easy to transport on the go. And when the roller is collapsed, fitting it into a carry bag is a snap.

Simply glide the two halves in opposite directions to separate the roller into two pieces for easy transport or storage. When you are ready for your rolling exercises, you can connect the two pieces by simply sliding them back together until they lock back into position.

Features & Specifications

  • Collapses into 2 halves
  • Surface Texture: EVA foam
  • Material: ABS Plastic
  • Lightweight: 3 lbs
  • Max Weight Capacity: 300 lbs
  • Color: black/grey
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Dimensions

  • Expanded: 13”L x 5”D
  • Collapsed: 13”L x 5.5”W x 3.1”H

PROS

  • Significantly less expensive than the Brazyn rollers
  • extremely portable
  • great quality
  • very durable
  • company backs their product.

CONS

  • Does not collapse instantly (but still only takes a matter of seconds)
  • weighs slightly more but is very durable

Gaiam Restore vs Brazyn Morph

FEATURESRESTORE by GaiamMORPH by Brazyn
MaterialABS Plastic & EVA Foambamboo, foam & aluminum
Roller DensityHigh Density ABSLow & HIgh Foam
Surface TextureMedium TexturedSmooth & Nubbed
Weight3.0 lbs1.5 & 1.6 lbs
Collapsed3.1”H2”H
Length13”14.5”
Diameter5”5.5”
Weight Supp.300 lbs350 lbs
TSA ApprovedYesYes

Where are the Neofit Collapsible Foam Rollers?

It is unfortunate that the Neofit roller did not make our list. It appears that the Neofit was once on the Kickstarter campaign back in 2017 and did, in fact, hit the market for a short while, but was then taken back off the market.

Due to setbacks and issues with the functionality and quality of the Neofit Roller, the hard and difficult decision was made to discontinue the project.

The following is a short clip of what the Neofit Roller is all about.

Neofit Roller Launch Sneak Peak

Unlike the Brazyn Morph that folds flat, or the Gaiam Restore that separates into 2 pieces, the Neofit Roller while retaining its rounded shape collapses together. Similar to an accordion, the collapsible foam roller will shrink from it 12” long to a compact 4” in a matter of seconds.

The Neofit was also capable of supporting a user body weight of up to 350 lbs and only weighed 1.8 lbs.

Whether the Neofit Roller will ever come to life is uncertain at this time, but if it does I will certainly add it here.

Final Thoughts

As you’ve learned, collapsible foam rollers are ideal for travel and storing in a handbag or gym bag. These rollers look and feel like the real deal, but with a huge advantage. Namely how quick and easy they can be folded together to use anywhere on the go.

With that said, these collapsible rollers can roll out knots, knead muscles, and break up fascia just the same as your traditional foam roller.

There may not be a large selection of these rollers on the market today, but I believe the choices you have available in this review are quite good.