A lot of people overlooked the importance of fascia on their bodies. For some it is just the source of their stretch marks and cellulite, however, this fibrous muscle that serves as connective tissue is the one that protects your organs and muscles to keep them attached together.
Usually, it is misunderstood that is why a lot of people have not thought of its importance when in fact, it plays a huge role in everyone’s health and wellness, or to put it simply, it is how it interconnects your entire system.
The fascia is also the one that supports your musculoskeletal system so that you can optimize your performance in physical activities and be able to sit and walk for hours.
A healthy fascia keeps your entire well-being healthy as it improves and corrects the entire symmetry and alignment of your body, it ensures an improved blood flow that means you can recover faster in your workout and exercise, it also reduces the appearance of the stretch marks and the cellulite that improves the scar tissue breakdown. It can also reduce the risk of injury and reduces pain and discomfort.
So, what are the effective practices to keep your fascia healthy? Check out the informative list below.
- Using fascia blaster– Using the fasciablaster is one of the most popular ways to treat fascial problems like stretch marks and cellulite. Invented by fitness guru Ashley Black, this very innovative non-invasive tool is considered to be a very effective way to treat your fascia.
- Regular stretching– One of the best ways to keep your fascia healthy is to stretch your body at least ten minutes a day. Stretching elongates your muscles to help it release the tension in your muscles which is an element of the fascia. For great results, you have to stretch your muscles and hold it down for a minute at least and do not force yourself into a deeper position since it causes pain and discomfort.
- Mobility training– Mobility is still considered a fitness modality. In short, it is simply your ability to move well. It is the movement that is not inhibited because of the lack of flexibility, strength, and agility. Because of mobility training, it helps your body’s fascia to smoothen out on its own. There are tons of mobility training and exercises that you can do either at your home or at the gym.
- Workout and exercise– Aside from becoming fitter and stronger, working out has tons of benefits that you have not known that includes the improved health of your fascia. Any workout that involves strength, speed, and flexibility are all effective ways to improve your fascia’s overall condition and health.