Marietta Mehanni

Discover the Benefits of mSwing

Discover the Benefits of mSwing, blog by group fitness guru and mSwing program cocreator Marietta Mehanni

Written by Marietta

May 24, 2024

mSwing is a unique fitness program that uses a single light weight to create fun, challenging, and effective workouts. The natural, flowing movements in mSwing workouts are designed to make you feel like you’re not exercising, but moving with momentum. Yet you’ll develop skills, strengthen muscles, and mobilise your body in ways that leave you feeling light, happy, and free.

Joint and Muscle Strength

One of the key benefits of mSwing is the improvement in joint and muscle strength. The controlled swinging of the weight engages multiple muscle groups, enhancing strength and elasticity. This dynamic movement pattern helps develop robust joints and muscles, essential for everyday activities and overall fitness.

Enhanced Mobility

mSwing promotes better mobility through its fluid movements. These movements help increase the range of motion in your joints, making it easier to move freely and efficiently. Improved mobility also aids in preventing injuries and maintaining a healthy lifestyle as you age.

The Role of Fascia in Fitness

Fascia is the connective tissue surrounding all your muscles and plays a crucial role in maintaining skeletal muscle contraction. Exercising with mSwing takes into account the principles of fascial adaptation, which is essential for a well-rounded training program. Fascia has unique force transfer properties, meaning it helps distribute the forces generated during movement throughout your body. This distribution helps in improving tissue strength and overall movement efficiency.

The Importance of Collagen in Fascia

Fascia is primarily composed of collagen, a protein that provides structure and strength to connective tissues. Collagen is essential for maintaining the integrity and function of muscles, fascia, and joints. Regular movement, like the natural, flowing motions in mSwing, stimulates collagen production in these tissues. This increased collagen production enhances tissue strength and elasticity, leading to more resilient muscles and joints. By promoting collagen synthesis, mSwing helps improve the durability and functionality of your connective tissues, contributing to overall better health and performance.

Viscoelastic Properties of Fascia

Fascia exhibits viscoelastic properties, meaning it can stretch and return to its original shape. This elasticity allows for better muscle and joint function, contributing to increased flexibility and reduced risk of injury.

Cardiovascular Fitness

While mSwing primarily focuses on strength and mobility, it also provides a cardiovascular workout. The continuous, rhythmic movements keep your heart rate elevated, improving cardiovascular health and endurance. This makes mSwing an excellent option for those looking to enhance their aerobic fitness.

Vestibular Benefits of mSwing

mSwing also offers significant vestibular benefits. Moving your head while swinging the weight engages the vestibular system within your inner ear, which helps with balance, spatial orientation and much more.

To highlight the effectiveness of mSwing on the vestibular system, here’s a personal testimonial from Dr. Lesley Palmer (MB BS Hons II, FRACGP, ESME – cert ME), who has experienced relief from vertigo symptoms through regular mSwing classes:

“As a medical practitioner who had struggled with vertigo since my 30s, I had intermittently accessed various treatments for flare ups which would settle it down. However, it never completely went away and was always there in the background. I remained cautious about turning my head suddenly or spinning around. Since doing mSwing classes with Marietta over the past 4 years, I have had minimal trouble with vertigo flare ups. I can now turn my head rapidly from side to side, do spins in step class and fully extend my neck and look up to the ceiling….. all things that I have not been able to do for many years!

So I agree with Marietta’s sentiment that mSwing can help with vestibular symptoms and improve function in this area AND I can now do the fun turns in many step and low impact aerobics and Zumba classes. Thanks very much Marietta!!”

Disclaimer: This is my personal opinion based on my experience and not medical advice.  

Activating the Vestibular Nerve

When you stimulate the vestibular nerve, it activates the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with memory. This activation can help improve learning and memory retention, making learning new activities easier and retaining information.

Move Better with mSwing

Incorporating mSwing into your fitness routine can lead to numerous benefits. Improve joint and muscle strength, enhance mobility, boost cardiovascular fitness, and enjoy better overall movement. Understanding the role of fascia and the vestibular system in these movements adds depth to your training, making mSwing a comprehensive workout for both body and mind. Experience the joy of moving better with mSwing and discover a healthier you.

Learn more about the origins of mSwing at – What Is mSwing

Connect & Follow


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Blog Posts

Categories & Recent Comments


Product categories