In this book, Robert Schleip, leading German fascia researcher and Rolfing® practitioner, describes how recent research findings can be translated into a practical exercise program for everyday use.
“Anyone who wants an active, mobile and painless everyday life should be aware of the importance of their connective tissue! Understanding of connective tissue has greatly increased in recent years in physiotherapy, sports science and medicine. Muscular connective tissue – known as fascia – plays an important role in health, well-being and mobility, as it transmits the power of the muscles, communicates with the nervous system and serves as a sense organ.
Fascia ensures the protection of the internal organs and forms the basis for a beautiful body shape. Connective tissue can work in the same way as your other muscles, responding to stress and nerve signals and, if it gets tangled or glued together, causing pain and problems with movement…”
Book: Fascial Fitness : How to be Resilient, Elegant and Dynamic
Author: Robert Schleip
Publication date: 31 May 2017