When I was in my 30s, I used to run half marathons. I just loved the discipline and feeling so fit and strong … developing my cardiovascular fitness was amazing. I used to hate the idea of running and avoid it at all costs!
After a couple of years of running, I started developing nagging injuries that knocked me off the road.
I used Zyflamend, an awesome anti-inflammatory, to control the swelling, and while it helped, ultimately, I had a problem with my form that had to be corrected so I wouldn’t keep injuring myself. .
To help my body heal, I was referred to an amazing massage therapist who explained how all of this muscular tissue all over my whole body functions as one whole organism, called fascia.
And how, for us to fix the fascia around my joints that was overly-tight, he was going to have to work on the fascia on the opposite side (and end!) of my body!
Today we're going to talk to my friend Shivan Sarna about fascia. This is going to be a fantastic conversation if:
You have been dealing with chronic pain in your life You’re experiencing these little nagging injuries from working out You're dealing with something bigger, like pain that might be tied to an autoimmune condition You’ve got a lot of scar tissue that is creating other issues for you You're getting older, and you just feel like everything's stiff and brittle
Shivan is going to teach us about fascia, how it stores trauma and stress, and what we need to help it heal and recover. In this episode: