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Jesse James Retherford
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  • Austin, TX
  • United States
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What is your website?
www.tao-fit.com
Which modalities do you practice?
Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy

Jesse James Retherford's Blog

CHANGING THE STORY

Over the past few years I have been living a story. It’s one that I tell myself daily. It is a simple story, filled with the excuses of why “I can’t.” In this story I continually place my family and work responsibilities at the top of the priority list while my health, fitness and emotional well-being fall to the bottom. I know this story very well because it is not just my own, I hear it each day from most of my clients as well. It is the story of “I don’t have time.”

I’m a massage…

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Posted on October 31, 2011 at 10:27am

Not Just Any Movement, You Need Functional Movement

The Human Body is a mechanical work of art.  By design it is capable of a ridiculous amount of movement patterns, all at different degrees of intensity, from slow and steady to explosive and short. The ability to crawl, walk, run, jump, and climb each require an amazingly sophisticated movement system.  This system sets us apart from all other species on the planet. But there is one catch… If you don’t use it you literally lose it.

 

Why you lose it

One of…

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Posted on October 10, 2011 at 3:06pm

MY PERSONAL STORY OF PAIN

I started this blog four months ago. My goal was to share knowledge and self-care tips on the treatment of chronic pain and injury. Until now I have focused my discussions on deep tissue massage therapyself-massage using foam roller therapy, …

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Posted on October 3, 2011 at 11:38am

THE SCAPULA: THE MAST AND SAILS OF THE BODY

This is the final installment of my series on Posture. A few weeks ago, I describedposture as the absolute need for stability.

“It is from stability that all healthy movement is derived.”

I keyed in on the feet as the foundation and the hips as the ballast of the body.…

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Posted on September 26, 2011 at 5:23pm

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