Restore Ease of Movement with This Easy Trick | Lifemoves

Restore Ease of Movement With This Easy Trick

The fuzz is the sliding surface between the muscles. We feel stiff in the morning because the fuzz becomes solidified. Stretching in the morning helps melt the fuzz the same as when you move.

If we have an injury, we tend to hold our bodies in a position that keeps us out of pain; fear of pain prevents us from stretching or moving. Day after day, when we limit our range of motion, this stiffness increases and the fuzz fibers start to get intertwined, becoming thicker while building up. This inhibits our potential for movement and our bodies become solidified. Manual therapies such as Fascial Stretch Therapy, Soft Tissue Release and Massage Therapy help break up fuzz and restore movement.

5 Reasons Fascial Stiffness Builds

1. Aging
2. Injury
3. Lack of Movement
4. Prolonged Postures
5. Stiff Personality Expressions

Gil Hedley has an excellent explanation and demonstration of the fuzz Click here to watch the anatomy video, done using a human cadaver. 

Self-myofascial release using the foam roller and tennis ball, also helps restore movement. Trigger Point Therapy products have come up with a great system of tools to get you moving for freely. They are soft on the outside and harder on the inside, similar to the feeling of using your own hand or that of a therapist. They also help keep you limber between sessions.

Alfred Ball

Practicing Kinesiologist | Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist | Clinical Pilates Instructor. He has worked in the health, fitness and rehabilitation industry for over 20 years. Alfred started Lifemoves in 2007 to provide exercise therapy and fitness programs for people with injuries, chronic diseases and disabilities. His focus as a Kinesiologist is to empower and to guide people to learn to move with more strength, confidence and ease.

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