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Blog Name / Description No. of Posts Last Activity
Can FST help people with ALS?
1 7/19/2017
Elite athletes doing FST
This blog contains photographs of elite athlete clients who use Fascial Stretch Therapy™ (FST™) as an essential part of their training & recovery. Some of them competed in the 2016 Olympics. Just published 2017 book - "Stretch to Win" 2nd edition by Ann Frederick & Chris Frederick is the BEST mobility & flexibility program for athletes. Review or buy here: 1) Amazon.com: http://budurl.com/STWbook2e or 2) Human Kinetics: http://www.humankinetics.com/products/all-products/Stretch-to-Win-2nd-Edition For more information: www.stretchtowin.com
21 7/20/2017
Evaluation & assessment of clients/patients
The topic of subjective and physical evaluation and assessments is complex and lengthy, worthy of its own extensive text. Integrated with that are methods of assessment unique to Fascial Stretch Therapy™ (FST™). This blog will focus on the essentials necessary for optimal outcomes for FST and other therapy or training methods.
1 2/2/2017
Inflammation
"An increasing body of scientific evidence shows that chronic inflammation causes and advances many common diseases. This opens new possibilities for treatment and therapy by blocking the inflammatory processes" (from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3492709/). This blog is dedicated to adding reliable and valid information to help practitioners with practical strategies they can implement now to reduce inflammation factors in the lives of themselves, their family and friends and their clients and patients.
2 12/30/2016
Olympics & FST
Ann Frederick was hired as the first flexibility specialist in the Olympics in 1996 for the Mens Freestyle Wrestling team. Since then, the presence of FST in the Olympics has steadily grown. Read this blog to stay current with FST in the Olympics and what athletes are using FST to enhance performance and recovery.
2 8/18/2016
Stretch to Win 2nd edition (2017)
Welcome to free content & videos of the BEST mobility & flexibility assessments & programs for all sports & fitness activities! All content in this blog is based on the NEW "Stretch to Win" 2nd edition book by authors & mobility-flexibility experts Ann Frederick & Chris Frederick. The book was released June 2017 & will be supported by this blog, which will contain videos explaining the assessments & programs in the book. However this blog does not replace the book; the book is necessary for understanding the history, method & science behind what makes the Stretch to Win method the fastest, easiest & most effective way to accurately assess your mobility & flexibility for personalized solutions. Resources: Get “Stretch to Win” 2nd edition here: >>> Amazon.com: http://budurl.com/STWbook2e Or >>> Human Kinetics: http://www.humankinetics.com/products/all-products/Stretch-to-Win-2nd-Edition
11 20 hours ago
Stretch to Win Newsletters
2 3/30/2017