In such a fast-paced life we are constantly looking for short-cuts and quick fixes when it comes to our bodies. The latest accessory to enter this market is the massage gun. Here are my thoughts…
Many people start running in an attempt to get fit ‘quick’, and usually as a New Years’ resolution of some sort. Well what most forget to do, is to consider their bodies biomechanics.
Deep tissue sports massage is crucial to ‘rebalancing’ and making ones’ body functional again. It was developed to help with any musculoskeletal issues, sports injuries, and strains. Over the last ten years, I have found that I use this type of massage the most with clients that visit my clinic.
I often see clients with chronic back pain, who have seen many other professionals, and yet they are still suffering in pain. More often than not, they explain that they have seen their G.P, only to be prescribed strong pain killers and referred for six sessions with a Physio. I don’t believe this is the answer. Continue reading
Now it really is a test of mindset, as to how you view this so-called ‘Blue Monday’. The way you perceive life will ultimately have a knock-on effect on how you feel about ‘Blue Monday’. Is there really such a thing? Or is it simply a social media ploy to get people interacting and engaging in a ‘negative’ way to form a community of ‘glass half empty’ people?
Take a step back to a time when you were living carefree, no stress, no real burdens, pressures or responsibilities in life…..I bet you will automatically imagine yourself as a child again, playing with friends. Maybe you see this as a distant memory or a thing of the past that cannot be achieved again.
All so often we just seem to drift along in life, trying to get through the daily grind of work, running a household, and dreaming of the next holiday without any real direction. What if you were shown that there is a better way to get all you want in life, by goal setting.
Ensuring you chose the correct type of massage is essential so that you get the most out of your massage. Here’s a breakdown of the difference between a sports massage and a Swedish massage…
Myofascial tissue truly fascinates me. Did you know that out of all our body systems it is the largest of them all? Because it is the system that touches all the body systems.
The entire biomechanics of the lower back are important and need to be kept stable. Did you know that by spending time strengthening your core muscles you can alleviate back discomfort and pain?