077: Jill Miller - Sitting Is The New Smoking | Fascia, What Exactly Is It? | Yoga Tune Up Therapy Balls
By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman: Health & Wellness Experts
This week's episode features the creator of the Yoga Tune Up Therapy Balls, Jill Miller. She is the author of The Roll Model, a book that guides you through simple self-massage techniques that will erase your pain and allow you to perform your best. Jill is the glue that connects the worlds of fitness, yoga, massage, and pain-management. In this episode, we discuss: How the Yoga Tune Up (YTU) Therapy Balls came to be Self massage can be used to help emotionally regulate yourself The different YTU Therapy Balls and how they work Your organs like to be rolled/massaged too Fascia, what exactly is it? The various ways the YTU Therapy Balls can improve your health A great place to start doing myofascial work... your feet The secret to resetting your nervous system The connection between the muscles in your thumb to shoulder motion + neck pain Physio balls don't make a good chair Sitting is the new smoking Physical inactivity... 4th leading cause of death on the planet Yes, you can overstretch your muscles Has your ass fallen over to the side from sitting too much? Standing all day at your desk isn't the answer Sitting may not be the ideal position for meditation The 3 zones of breathing and which one is the most relaxing? We need to stop crippling ourselves with technology No YTU Therapy Balls, no problem... you can do myofascial work with objects you already have around your home How to find your stretch barrier Links to things we mentioned: Habits app for iOS Sunwarrior <== 10% off all Sunwarrior products (free shipping over $100) Jill Miller's website Jill Miller - The Roll Model (book) Jill's YouTube channel Glenn Black Omega Institute for Holistic Studies Kelly Starrett Juliet Starrett Standup Kids TUHP #64 - Katy Bowman Katy Bowman - Don't Just Sit There (book) Active Release Techniques (ART) Renegade Roasting Co. Nibmor - organic and natural dark chocolate bars How can you support our podcast? 1. Subscribe and review our show on iTunes and Stitcher. We make sure to read them all. 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. 3. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!