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First in order to understand the purpose and importance of myofascial release we have to understand what the word “myofascial” means. The first part of the word “myo” means of muscle or relating to muscle. The second word “fascia” has to do with the actual tissue that surrounds the muscle. Fascia is a part of the connective tissue system a band or sheet of connective tissue, primarily collagen, beneath the skin that attaches, stabilizes, encloses, and separates muscles and other internal organs. Fascia is composed of two types of fibers: collagenous fibers, which are very tough with very little elasticity,...

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The number one cause of death in America is heart disease attributing about 1 in every 4 deaths. Heart disease is caused by cardiovascular problems, many of which can be prevented with a proper diet. With the number of deaths so high, it is natural to look at causes and make assumptions, however with new studies and research coming out, it is clear that cholesterol alone is not the problem like most people think. Yes, high levels of cholesterol in the blood can cause plaque build up that can eventually lead to a heart attack or stroke, however the real...

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Every year there are thousands of individuals suffering from lower back pain that are misdiagnosed. These people are told that because they have chronic lower back pain they have been “injured” and there is most likely a root cause that can be found after taking X-Rays, MRI’S, cat scans, or any other serious test. If those don’t reveal anything they will recommend you go see a specialist and in many cases even those individuals can misinterpret the problem and diagnose the wrong thing. In some cases these tests do reveal something and the doctor is able to provide beneficial information...

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When Joe and I opened our doors a little over a year ago we quickly understood that we would have to differentiate ourselves to stand out among a very competitive market of Personal Trainers. We knew that if our clients didn’t see results they wouldn’t be around very long, and therefor we wouldn’t be either. We saw other trainers that just didn’t seem to care about their clients results because maybe they were treating training as just a job, getting paid a small wage per hour. We knew we could do it better right from the start. Though by any...

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So sitting is bad for us? Really? But we’ve been sitting our whole lives. In school, in the car, during work, at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even doing something as innocent as relaxing while watching tv. Welp, it’s true sitting is not the most ideal position for your body to be in, and it is something that no one has told you I’m guessing up until now. Personally, before I began studying fitness and the body as a whole all I knew was that it wasn’t beneficial for the body simply because of how I have felt after sitting for...

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