Fascia training at the Schlosshotel Fiss

Fascia training – keeping your tissue in shape

 In the week from 18 to 22 September,.2017 the Schlosshotel Fiss hosts a special fascia training week. From Monday to Friday, our spa manager and qualified fitness trainer Anton Waldner leads daily fascia workshops, training sessions and talks. From fascia training to fascia rollers, fascia nutrition and fascia Yoga, learn everything there is to know about the human body’s all-round superstar. SHF Backstage will also be sharing plenty of background info, tips and tricks to help you keep your fascia fit at home.

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The basics of fascia training – everything you need to know

The term ‘fascia’ comes from the Latin and means ‘band’ or ‘bundle’ – a perfect description of the fascia structure. This band-shaped, tear-resistant and collagen-rich tissue is between 0.5mm and 3mm thick.

Fascia training – different types of fascia

There are three groups of fascia, each with different roles: superficial fascia, deep fascia and visceral fascia.

Superficial fascia:

superficial fascia is found just beneath the skin and consist mainly of loose fascia and fatty tissue. It joins all the organs and tissue together, stores fat and water, acts as a buffer and allows the organs to move.

Visceral fascia:

brain. Every single one of these organs is protected by a double layer of fascia. The visceral fascia includes the cerebral membrane, the pericardium and the lining around the lungs and the abdominal cavity.

Deep fascia

Deep fascia is a dense connective tissue that surrounds the muscles, bones, nerves and blood vessels of the body. It is usually inelastic and tough


Quelle: Schwind P., „Faszien – Gewebe des Lebens: Das geheimnisvolle Netzwerk des Körpers und seine Bedeutung für unsere Gesundheit“, Auflage September 2014, Irisiana Verlag


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