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"Fascia the Forgotten Tissue". This article highlights in laymen's terms the function of fascia in movement and athletic training as well as provides great resources for further study.

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A “Muscle” You Didn’t Even Know You Had May Be Responsible For Your Body-Wide Pain

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To truly understand fascia recoil, you must first understand the fascia system. Fascia is the soft tissue that holds us together and it has more nerve activity than muscle! Fascia permeates the entire body and literally connects to every structure, from head to toe, hand-to-hand, inside to out. An example of structural fascia is the membrane you see on the inside of chicken skin. The fascia runs in long strips throughout the human body as well. www.FasciaBlaster.com

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from Not Just Sassy on the Inside

Healing Journey Monday: Progress!

Healing Journey Monday: Progress! | Notes from the Bluegrass

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tensor fasciae latae stretch My Physical Therapist actually recommended this

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from The Yoga Blog

Why your Body Needs to Stretch: A Video Every Yogi Should Watch theyogablog.com

Why your Body Needs to Stretch: A Video Every Yogi Should Watch - This is an incredible video and learning tool for all Yogis (or anyone else who works with the body). I wish I had seen it when I took my first teacher training.  Even though he his talking more about massage therapy, the same lesson still applies: you need to stretch because there is a ... - http://www.theyogablog.com/why-your-body-needs-to-stretch/

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from LIVESTRONG.COM

5 Foam Rolling Exercises to Relieve Sore Muscles

5 Foam Rolling Exercises to Relieve Sore Muscles | Foam rolling is universally embraced by professional athletes and fitness fans who want to experience its almost instant benefits, which include improved posture, performance and flexibility of fascia, a connective tissue present throughout the body. Click through to LIVESTRONG.COM for a complete breakdown.

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Male figure: Medical v3A 2012 model. the finest superficial muscle anatomical figure available at a desktop size. Ideal for reference, teaching or study, flayed deeper muscles & partly revealed skeleton. realistic hand painted: bone, muscle, fascia, tendon, veins, removable head & removable arms. External metal stand for extra product support & durability for handling & extreme temperatures. Internal 360° turntable. aprox.23x10x5"

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Read about how finding cannabinoid receptors on muscle fascia might lead to a better understanding of, and new ways to manage, fibromyalgia pain.

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