Can Myofascial Release Help You?
Jan22

Can Myofascial Release Help You?

Myofascial (or just fascial) tissue release has been around for a while and is recently seeing a surge in interest. It can be used to relieve pain from injury or help athletes to perform better. Myofascial release can be done with hands-on massage therapy. The practitioner uses varying degrees of pressure on the body to release tension in the fascia. Alternatively, in self-myofascial release you work on your own body using various...

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How To Fully Engage Your Psoas When Walking
Jan05

How To Fully Engage Your Psoas When Walking

Psoas anyone? Here's an article about how the psoas are used in walking and how breathing is so important. By simply paying attention to how you walk, engaging the legs fully, and breathing with your diaphragm you can significantly improve your posture. Additionally you'll be able to walk much farther without tiring. Psoas Power The Psoas Muscle in Walking Biomechanical and Fascial Considerations In my DVD, I speak several times about...

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Are Your Psoas Interfering With Your Breathing?
Dec31

Are Your Psoas Interfering With Your Breathing?

The psoas connect up your hips to your upper body. The fascial tissue separates the psoas from your diaphragm so that it can move independently. As explained in this article, we seem to have lost this independent movement between the psoas and the diaphragm, which in turn affects our breathing.This also the source of much pain in this area. By releasing the fascial plane through massage and stretching it is possible to regain this...

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What’s All The Fuss About Fascia?
Dec30

What’s All The Fuss About Fascia?

The fascia connects everything together from head to toe, surrounding muscles and bones. Tension is transmitted through the fascial sheets and distributes forces in your body. When you compensate in one area it can end up affecting another area further away. So you end up compensating for problems in one area that seem to be disconnected from the other area. If you tune in to your proprioreceptive feedback, you can tune in to your...

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