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The Cellulite Myth: It's Not Fat, It's Fascia

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The USA Today Bestseller!

The last book you’ll ever need about cellulite, and the first book you need to take control and change your health forever! 

Forget everything you’ve ever been told about cellulite—it’s a myth!  Ashley Black, fascia pioneer, and body guru to the stars, unveils never before known secrets to obliterating cellulite and chang
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 7th 2017 by Post Hill Press
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Kelly
Feb 16, 2017 rated it did not like it
Let me start off by letting you know I do really like Ashley Black and I love the FasciaBlaster. But this book is terrible. I was hoping for education and real scientific evidence presented but that is not what this book is. I bought a large Ashley Black advertisement. That is all this is and a poorly written one at that. All this information has been presented before on her website and fb group. She kept mentioning topics that would be good for other books and did not expand further. It was exh ...more
Alessandra
Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was ok
I have to say, I'm kind of disappointed. Like some other reviewers, I was hoping this book would primarily focus on the health and science behind cellulite and fascia, as well as a variety of (non-partisan) suggestions for dealing with them. While I did learn some interesting things about fascia in the beginning of the book, it quickly shifted to sounding like an infomercial for Ashley Black's products and then again to an instructional manual for the FasciaBlaster. While I'm not doubting the te ...more
Susan Tan
Nov 24, 2017 rated it did not like it
Very basic first grade reading level with very useful medical info. Author repeats herself many times and overuses hashtags inappropriately. This book is a big ad for her non-FDA approved, non peer reviewed products.
Amy
Apr 05, 2017 rated it did not like it
Interesting information on fascia, but I don't quite feel I can trust this method. The author claims to have worked on many 'famous' people, but who they are remains a mystery. I was completely in love with the idea of healing and changing my body with Ashley's tool, there are certainly lots of success stories out there. But dig a little deeper and you'll find there are many women claiming that 'blasting' has in fact damaged their bodies. I must admit that the focus on cellulite in the blasting ...more
Victoria
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was ok
I came across this at the library, but I really can't rate it. This non-review won't be helpful.
Thumbs up for the fascia information. I didn't know any of this. The author is exceptionally upbeat.
Thumbs down because it reads like an infomercial script with testimonials and directs the reader to the authors Facebook page for more. And the fact that the cellulite scrubber apparatus is painful and leaves one bruised is another negative for me. Plus it's expensive.
I've read the goodreads reviews, ei
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Rachel of the Summer Court
Aug 31, 2017 rated it did not like it
I believe that if Ashley Black really cared about women's health the Fasciablaster would be BPA free. I bought into all of this and "cured" my cellulite. But then I had to take a three month break due to a surgery, and it came back, and mine came back worse. So everyone using this is making a lifelong commitment.

There are two things that keep me from ever blasting again:

1. When it was revealed that there is BPA in the blaster and you are encouraged to heat it up in a sauna and rake it across you
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Irina Martoussevitch
Jul 06, 2017 rated it did not like it
The author is lost in the multitude of messages she is trying to deliver, while talking to her audience like a bunch of three-year olds: the glory of God, her place in the Universe, the female empowerment, etc. Oh, right. I forgot the cellulite, of course. The whole message could be delivered in one- two paragraphs. A chapter, at most. Too many unnecessary words that carry no information whatsoever. What. A. Waste.
Elle
Oct 13, 2017 rated it did not like it
Was hoping for some scientific evidence on fascia but seemed to be more geared towards the tool the author sells.
Mary Fenlon
Jul 13, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Seemed logical and I purchased the product based on the book. Terrible results and returned product. I'm sorry I believed the hype.
Hary Kalasoa
Dec 12, 2017 rated it did not like it
When I read this book I lost all respect for the publisher. Why did they allow this poorly written draft to go to print? Contents, structure, language... everything still needs a lot of reworking. As a matter of fact, this is not a genuine self-help book. It is 1/a user's manual padded with useless fluff. 2/a disguised advertisement for Ms. Black's massage tool, the Fasciablaster. As far as goal#1 is concerned, the book is obsolete. Most of the techniques and protocols it recommends have been re ...more
Christi
Jul 24, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: self-help, health
This was exactly what I thought it would be--a long-form advertisement for Ashley Black's "FasciaBlaster" tool. She goes into the fascia a little at the beginning (which was all pretty new to me so that was interesting) but it's either not well-researched as a subject or she fails to really cite the research. Then the book turns into a long ad for her company, oils, tools, etc. I continued to read hoping it would get better but it didn't. If I had bought the tool and wanted help using it the boo ...more
Nicky
Dec 18, 2017 rated it liked it
I give 4 stars to the information in this book and 2 stars to how it’s presented. I was annoyed by the”voice” of the author that at times seemed conceited and patronizing. It was like she thought she was literally heaven sent and no one (especially not a regular woman like us readers) could understand things at her level. She had to dumb it down for us to understand it. And if I could’ve counted how many times she mentioned something about the information being for “another book” it would’ve bee ...more
Megan Coyne
Jul 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm giving it a 5 for the product

I recently bought the Fascia Blaster and I'm ADDICTED. I've Already seen changes on my body that I didn't think were possible. The only thing I would say negatively is I feel like the author was a little to into themselves. I'm all for self praise... but at times it got a little much. There's only so many times I can here about how amazing you think you are....

That and having her talk about all the books she COULD write. I feel like if I counted she'd consider he
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Karen
Jul 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this book

I love how Ashley puts things in layman's terms & makes it fun to read about something that could otherwise be very boring. I got the fascia blaster & within a week have found relief from my trigger thumb that I've have for over a month. My neck is feeling less tight as well. I'm looking forward to seeing even more results with this tool.
Klare
Aug 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fascinating! The title is deceiving, this book is SO MUCH MORE than about cellulite. The author is trying to sell to women with this title, but it’s for anyone and everyone that deals with pain. Cellulite is just a plus. I would highly recommend this book to anyone dealing with inflammation issues, or any other pain.
Julie
Feb 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ashley Black is the real thing

This book is very informative and life changing. I always thought I would just have to live with the pain trying to avoid surgery like the plaque. Now I know there's hope out there. Everything is baby steps and I am ready to challenge my fascia to the biggest event changer of my life. Bring on the blast
Candace
Nov 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: i-own-on-kindle
Love, Love, Love Ashley Black. I've been a faithful "blaster sister" for over a year now and love the information Ashley shares in this book. While I'm not quite the "science geek" she is, I do appreciate understanding the science behind her techniques.

Can't wait for the new products. I'll be first online!
Tiffani Kitchen
Apr 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Beginners guide to fascia.

Great refresher of fascia for me. I learned about it in massage therapy school but i loves the detail. I have a fascia blaster and already am showing results and i am having less pain in my hips daily. It really works!!
Lisa Rector
Nov 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This blasting stuff is a miracle.

Drink the kool-aid. Fixing your fascia will fix your body. This book tells you the how, the why, and the what. Read Ashley’s story at the very end first. You will be blown away. Highly motivational.
Kristen
Feb 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Simply stated

Makes so much sense. Truly written for us all to understand and to teach us how we can fix our cellulite! Great job!!
Beth
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
so good. everyone should read this for the sake of their health
Gay Lynn Folorunso
Lots of great information for more then just cellulite!
Windy Leal
Jan 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
I own almost all of the FasciaBlasters offered by Ashley Black's company and reading this book made so much sense. It helped me to realize that I am in control of how my body looks and feels.
Marybeth Seeback
Aug 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Must read for Fascia Blasters...very informative in a fun and caring tone that is Ashley Black's personality.
Farrell
Jan 18, 2018 rated it liked it
I did not finish this book completely but I read Black's theories. They make sense to an extent, I'm interested to see if her theories pick up more in mainstream science.
Andrea
Mar 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book was "real world language" for fascia. There was a lot of referencing back to her products, but that was the point of the book.
Larae Mitchell
Feb 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book reads like Ashley is sitting across the table from you explaining the missing link to your health and wellbeing. I have watched all of her videos and read all of her blogs but the book is a one stop shop for information. I look forward to reading future books written by this pair. I really appreciated the referencing to her web information to gain further insight. The only drawback in my opinion was everything being in black and white I think many of the photos would have been more pow ...more
Wendy
Feb 20, 2017 rated it it was ok
Ashley is wonderful, and I am a faithful fasciablaster. I don't think I learned anything new in this book that can be found by reading her blog, researching the website or watching her videos. The best part of the book is Ashley's personal story and should have been the first chapter.
Vanessa Miller
Feb 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fascia Blaster

This book has set the foundation for this amazing product that I just started using a few weeks ago. #ThankYouAshley #AshleysArmy
Dana
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