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Are you an athlete who wants to improve your performance? Athletic or not, do you have aches, pains or tightness? Have you been injured and the pain and debility haven't gone away, even after a long time? Would you like your children to do better athletically?
Do you want to
improve your quality of health and well being? Are you an elderly person
who'd like to move around better?
Or are you interested in maintaining your aliveness and flexibility even
when you become elderly? And does your face look old or stressed?
by Lou Gross, School Certified Master Postural Integrator
27 years successful track record
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If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you. All of these problems or concerns involve, to a large degree, accumulated tightness in your physical body, even the ones we think are only mental and emotional.
This book will tell you
1.) how these tightnesses develop,
2.) the problems they cause,
3.) how to get rid of them, and
4.) the good things that happen when you do.
How is this so? A few hours after we're conceived in our mother's womb, our single fertilized egg has become three different kinds of tissue. One, called ectoderm, develops into our brains and nervous systems. A second, called endoderm, becomes our internal organs. And the third, called mesoderm, becomes our muscles, blood and a bunch of things all technically known as connective tissue, but also going by the names of tendons, ligaments, carti≠lage and bones. So mesoderm relates to our physical structures.
Almost everything we hear about improving our physical structures relates to muscles, bones, joints and improved cardio-vascular circulation. So we work out, stretch, eat well, and even get chiropractic, massage and physical therapy. What we're told to do along these lines, and especially what we actually do along these lines can be very good for us.
But just by themselves, they're not enough. Many people who are athlet≠ic and eat well, and go to good physicians and therapists, still have some of the problems or concerns I listed. And the folks who don't do any of these also have them.
So what's wrong? One of
the things that's wrong is that another kind of connective tissue, a very
large part of our physical structures, is not being addressed, usually
not at all, and otherwise not enough. This tissue is called fascia
(fah-sha) and this book explains 1.) how we address it, and 2.) how
wonderfully it helps us when we do.
A note for busy, yet
If you donít have enough time right now to read this whole book, you can
still get the major points and explanations by just reading the bold face
type on every page. It explains all the points, only in less detail
than the whole text does.
I have purposely written "a book within a book." The bold face type at the beginning of most paragraphs reads flowingly from first page to last. And at the same time, it's part of the entire detailed text. As you read the bold face, you can "stop off" anywhere and read more of the details of that interesting subject.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS BOOK IS NOT A DIAGNOSIS NOR PRESCRIPTION FOR ANYONE. IT IS
MEANT TO BE AN INFORMATIONAL REPORT OF MY FINDINGS WITH ACTUAL PEOPLE OVER
THE PAST 20 YEARS. IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS, YOU MIGHT WANT TO SEE AN
APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL, EVEN JUST TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE NO
ACTUAL INJURY, LIKE A MUSCLE, TENDON, LIGAMENT OR CARTILAGE TEAR, OR A
FRACTURED BONE, PINCHED NERVE OR MISALIGNED VERTEBRAE. BUT YOU ALSO MIGHT
WANT TO LOOK INTO THIS KIND OF BODY-IMPROVEMENT TREATMENT AS WELL.
Copyright 1995, 2002 Louis A. Gross All Rights Reserved