The MELT Method

by Sue Hitzmann, MS

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Type: Book

Item: C895154

Published: 2012

Pages: 295

ISBN: 978-0-06-206535-3


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Sue Hitzmann wants to show you how to live without pain. Since one in three Americans suffers from chronic pain, many people think that getting rid of it once and for all is impossible. But with her revolutionary MELT Method, Hitzmann is making a pain-free body an option for anyone in just a few minutes each day.

With MELT, you will learn to quickly rehydrate connective tissue while allowing the body to release long-held tension. MELT techniques rebalance the nervous system regulators and boost the body's natural healing and repair mechanisms. Through easy, precise movements and techniques, MELT helps erase the "stuck stress" caused by repetition from daily living - the cause of most common aches, pains and chronic symptoms.

But MELT isn't just for people with pain - it's for everyone. MELT's whole-body approach creates a healthy, stable body that is efficient at rest and play. MELT is for anyone who wants to slow down the aging process and live better, longer, addressing common issues such as:

- Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
- Digestive problems
- Midday fatigue
- Bloating or weight gain
- Visible signs of aging
- Cellulite

The MELT Method changes lives. It's a breakthrough self-treatment system that stimulates the amazing healing power of the body's connective tissue and helps relieve aches and stiffness, improve performance and erase the negative effects of aging. With MELT, you can transform your body in as little as ten minutes a day.

About the Author

Sue Hitzmann, MS

Sue Hitzmann, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Sue Hitzmann, MS, CST, NMT, is a nationally recognized somatic-movement educator and manual therapist. Her decades of practice, research, and study of anatomical science and alternative therapies have culminated in the creation of the M.E.L.T. Method® (MELT), a revolutionary approach to pain-free fitness and longevity. Sue got her start in the fitness industry as a group exercise instructor in 1988 before beginning her manual therapy practice in 1996. Over the past two decades, she has taught in some of the top clubs in New York City, including Reebok Sports Club/NY, Equinox, Crunch, and the JCC in Manhattan. Her 1999 video Boot Camp Training has sold more than half a million copies worldwide and remains one of the best-selling fitness videos today. After studying Applied Physiology and Anatomy in a Masters program, Sue designed her own path of study, completing thousands of hours of research, as well as certifications in manual therapies such as neuromuscular, craniosacral, and lymph drainage. In Sue’s private practice, she utilizes her manual therapy skills and extensive education and research background in anatomy and physiology to help determine a path to somatic healing for her clients. She works with dysfunctions such as joint pain, TMJ, organ issues, migraines, incontinence, and other difficult issues that are most often undertreated, overmedicated and infrequently remedied. For over two decades, Sue has been bringing her education, experience, and insight back to the health and fitness arena. She is a leading figure in the fitness industry, serving as a presenter for national organizations such as IDEA, ECA, and PMA, as well as an accredited continuing education provider for ACE, AFAA, and NASM. Drawing on cutting-edge, neurofascial science and proven manual therapy practices, Sue created MELT. This groundbreaking self-treatment program utilizes Hands-off Bodywork™ techniques to support the health, fitness, and quality of life of any person, at any age or activity level. Sue is currently training a wide array of professionals—from movement instructors and personal trainers to physical therapists and others who employ complementary, hands-on approaches—in the M.E.L.T. Method®, so they can teach this self-treatment technique to their clients and integrate this powerful tool into their practice. Sue’s primary goal is to empower people to take charge of their aging process through self-care and healthy living. Unfortunately, our health care system remains narrowly focused on treating symptoms with medication and surgery, which often yield short-term results while creating further imbalance. Sue wants to offer everyone access to powerful self-treatment techniques that treat the cause of pain and dysfunction and limit the negative effects of aging and activity. By maintaining an active lifestyle without perpetuating imbalance, we can all live longer…better.

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