Fascia – The Latest Fad?

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It seems all of a sudden everyone has discovered fascia. I heard yesterday there is a fascia exercise book coming out. Once again are we heading the down the reductionist road here. We can’t ignore fascia, but just like bone, muscle, tendon and ligaments they are all part of a beautiful self-organizing adaptive system- the body. Lets not trivialize the role fascia plays, but let’s put it in context. Anatomy Trains is a nice concept, a unique way to conceptualize the body, but not the way or the answer.

Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
Vern Gambetta

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Athletic Development Coach & Consultant. Founder of GAIN Network. Proud dad. Love to read everything.
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