SELF-CARE IS HEALTHCARE -Jill Miller Pain is an epidemic. It prevents you from performing your best because it robs you of concentration and power. But pain is preventable, treatable, and within your grasp to heal. The Roll Model gives you the tools and techniques to change the course of your life in less than 5 minutes a day. Hundreds of thousands of people around the globe have taken life by the balls and circumvented a dismal future of painkillers, surgeries, and hopelessness by using Jill Miller's groundbreaking Roll Model method. Musculoskeletal diseases are the fastest growing disease category worldwide, but most of these aches and pains are avoidable and reversible. You are a fully equipped self-healing organism and this book will guide you through easy-to-perform self-massage conditioning work that will erase pain and improve performance in whatever activity you pursue. In this book, you will learn: - Targeted rolling routines to relieve pain immediately - Performance-boosting rolling techniques for seasoned athletes and desk jockeys alike - Ways to uncover and eradicate your "body blind spots" before they surface and trigger pain or injury - Why aches, pains, and muscle tension seem to appear out of nowhere and how to erase them before they spread - Techniques for improving posture to help avoid pain and injury - Breathing strategies that reduce stress, increase energy, and boost performance The Roll Model will inspire you with stories of others who have fully recovered from catastrophic accidents, chronic pain, and even emotional trauma and have become their own best Roll Models. Whether you're living with chronic pain, seeking to improve mobility and performance, or trying to avoid medication and surgery, this book provides an empowering and effective solution to help you live better in your body, pain-free.
Jill Miller is the co-founder of Tune Up Fitness Worldwide, creator of the corrective exercise format Yoga Tune Up(R) and The Roll Model(R) Method. With more than 27 years of study in anatomy and movement, she is a pioneer in forging relevant links between the worlds of fitness, yoga, massage, and pain management. She is known as the Teacher's Teacher and has trained thousands of movement educators, clinicians, and manual therapists to incorporate her Therapy Ball products into fitness and medical facility programs internationally. Jill and her Roll Model products have been featured on "The Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox News, ABC News, " and in publications such as "O, Shape, Fitness, W, Self, Yoga Journal, Redbook, " and "Prevention." She is also a contributing fitness expert to the "LA Times" and the "Oprah Winfrey Network."