Blogs about Myofascial Release

Monday, June 17, 2013 • Hyattsville, MD 20781
The Bio Mechanic
 In Myofascial Release Part 1 I reviewed in general the structure and function of the connective tissue that surrounds the muscles, which is the target structure of myofascial release.  Now that we have a basic understanding of what the fascia is and what it does, let’s review some of the issues that myofascial release is meant to alleviate. 
Friday, May 31, 2013 • Simi Valley, CA 93065
           You travel to your favorite hiking destination only to see a man in the distance about to bungee jump off of a cliff. You aren’t worried since you know the elastic response of the bungee will bring him right back up. Another man next to him ties a paracord rope around his waist and also jumps. “THAT’S SUICIDE!”, you exclaim with horror. But this is the case when our soft tissue networks are tight. That’s right; the guillotine in this situation is soft tissue.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 • Newport News, VA 23606
Adrianne Flinn's Blog
 Fascial Fitness is a fairly new buzz word among fitness professionals.  It pertains to training the body based on the fascial tissue layer which has been a neglected piece of kinesthetic chain in previous research.  The fascia layer lies between the skin and muscular tissue.  This layer is greasy and looks like a spider web as it encompasses the muscles and organs in a net-like fashion.  One important detail about the fascia: it is an interconnected web and remains continuous throughout the body.