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Be Your Own Roll Model, with Jill Miller, Ep 12

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Breaking Muscle

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Jill Miller is one of the world's leading experts on yoga, massage, and pain management. She is the industry's go-to person for everything from chronic pain, to mobility limitations, to improving performance.

Jill is the creator of Yoga Tune Up and author of The Roll Model. And, along with mobilityWOD guru Kelly Starrett, she put together a combination of self-care tools and DVDs called Treat While You Train.

In this episode, Jill talks with Managing Editor Becca Borawski Jenkins and Coach Chet Morjaria about good pain versus bad pain, myths about fascia, and how you can actually do too much rolling.

00:00 - New things at Breaking Muscle
02:39 - Introduction to Jill Miller
03:16 - Jill's yoga background
06:03 - Finding the balance between too little and too much rolling
08:06 - How an athlete can properly self-manage dosages of rolling
11:52 - When injuries are related to an acute problem versus lifestyle
18:48 - Being a bridge between yoga, massage, and pain management
25:58 - Fascia as a new concept and the definition of fascia
30:09 - Fascia in the mainstream and its relationship with the rest of the body
33:46 - What makes Jill's products and methods unique
38:43 - How the tool you use to roll impacts your rolling mechanics
43:38 - Learning how to gauge pain: good pain versus bad pain
46:40 - Differences in opinion with Kelly Starrett
49:10 - How Treat While You Train is different to Jill's other work
54:39 - Jill's websites, seminars, and product retailers

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