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Fascia. Ignore it? Or respect it?

By |2018-08-03T17:03:46+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Fitness, Healthy Living, Massage Therapy, Natural Healing, Pain Relief, Percussive Massage, Personal Massager, Uncategorized|

Before I talk about fascia - let me start off by saying I’m a baby boomer who is a Type A to boot. This means I love patchouli, I leave dandelions in my yard for the bees, and I am known for being an unstoppable force who almost never sits down. Except at work. Since I [...]

Benefits of Pre-Workout Percussive Massage

By |2018-06-13T13:55:32+00:00June 13th, 2018|Back Pain, Fitness, Healthy Living, Massage Therapy, Natural Healing, Pain Relief, Percussive Massage, Percussive Massager, Personal Massager|

Pre-workout massage can do so much for athletes like you. But most people think of massage as a post-workout activity, to recover and relieve sore muscles. While percussive massage does, of course, optimize recovery, it’s also incredibly effective in loosening up muscles and ligaments, and getting the blood flowing PRIOR to your run or workout. [...]

Recovery Musts for Runners

By |2018-05-21T18:00:32+00:00May 21st, 2018|Fitness, leg health, Massage Therapy, Pain Relief, Percussive Massage, Personal Massager, running|

  Three RECOVERY MUSTS for Runners You may be training for your first 5K, or a half marathon or even a full. Or perhaps you simply enjoy running for exercise and all of the health and fitness benefits that come with it. Whatever your goals are, if you are a “runner” in any capacity, you need [...]

5 things to know about stress

By |2018-05-21T16:31:37+00:00May 21st, 2018|Anxiety, anxiety, Uncategorized|

Whether you’re British royalty or a neighborhood barber, you probably know more about stress than you’d like. But this is one case where knowing is at least part of the battle. The more you learn about stress, the better equipped you’ll be to handle anxious feelings. Here are five things everyone should know about stress: [...]

What is Self-Care and Why Do I Need It?

By |2018-03-07T22:47:16+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Fitness, Healthy Living, Massage Therapy, Pain Relief, Personal Massager, wellness|

Wikipedia definition of Self-Care: The maintenance of one’s personal well-being and health. Self-Care has become a bit of a buzz term of late, but what is it exactly? According to Harvard Health, self-care means paying attention to and supporting one’s own physical and mental health. It is also a big part of treatment for many physical and [...]

2018 Fitness Trends – Recovery and Mobility

By |2018-03-03T10:55:41+00:00February 9th, 2018|Fitness, gym, Healthy Living, Massage Therapy, Percussive Massager|

Recovery, mobility and restoration are critical components of your members’ fitness regimens. If executed correctly, recovery has a direct impact on performance and the overall results of any training program, and successful, healthy members translates to an increased revenue stream for you. Plus, it’s surfacing as one of the top fitness trends for 2018. If [...]

Dakota Rager shares warm up & recovery tips

By |2018-01-17T15:29:29+00:00January 16th, 2018|crossfit, Fitness, Healthy Living, Massage Therapy, Natural Healing, Pain Relief, Percussive Massage, Percussive Massager, Personal Massager|

Games Athlete, Dakota Rager (#22 fittest on the planet 2017) - uses the Myobuddy Massager Pro daily to warm up before every workout and recover after very WOD. Here's why: Injury prevention Avoiding injury is one of the most important things for any crossfitter or athlete. No one wants to be sidelined for months with [...]

Fascia – What it is and why it’s important

By |2017-11-22T08:56:13+00:00November 14th, 2017|Fascia, Fitness, Healthy Living, Massage Therapy, Natural Healing, Pain Relief, Percussive Massage, Percussive Massager, Personal Massager|

What is fascia? It's not a just meaningless buzzword. It really exists and it’s in all of us. Fascia is connective tissue made up mostly of collagen and water. It literally joins everything inside your body together, from muscle fibers to your veins and bones. This connective tissue was long thought to have no value [...]

Overcoming Chronic Pain with Four Easy Steps to Starting an Exercise Routine    

By |2017-09-21T13:00:30+00:00September 21st, 2017|Chronic Pain, Exercise, Exercise Habits, Healthy Living, Uncategorized|

Chronic pain is pervasive in our country with most Americans likely to experience chronic pain at some point in their life. Chronic pain spans ages, demographics, and all parts of the body. Experiences of pain include migraines, back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, and so much more. I’ve seen how chronic pain takes its toll on my patient [...]