Fascia. What is it? What’s the deal?

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 […]

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Benefits of Pre-Workout Percussive Massage

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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. […]

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Recovery Musts for Runners

Runners prepare to race

  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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Dakota Rager shares warm up & recovery tips

Dakota Rager

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 […]

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Fascia – What it is and why it’s important

Fascia Massage Therapy

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 […]

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Massage therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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If you have Multiple Sclerosis (MS), you may find the benefits of massage therapy to be very interesting. Here are just a few of massage therapy benefits you can find on a quick internet search: Increase circulation, reduce stiffness, decrease fatigue, improve mobility, pain relief, relax tense muscles, increase lymphatic flow, improve muscle function, & […]

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EASY LOW IMPACT CARDIO EXERCISES FOR EASING BACK PAIN

Cardio for Back Pain

Guest Blog Post by Fitness Blogger Kelly Joyner Lower back pains can significantly withhold you to minimum normal daily activities and for some, even prevent them from undertaking their normal exercise routines. Nonetheless, even though backrest is important, to prevent further loss of strength and stiffness it is important you do any type of activity. […]

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Tips on Choosing the Perfect First Massage

Choosing Massage Tips

By Guest Health Blogger Tina B. Connors Planning to get a professional massage for the first time in your life? If yes, then one of the most pressing questions on your mind right now would be, “what type of massage should I go for?” When you are looking for a massage therapy, you find a […]

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Best of Both Worlds: Chiropractic & Massage Therapy

Chiropractic and Massage

Guest Blog Post by Jenny Morris Chiropractic treatment and massage therapy work hand-in-hand when it comes to pain management. Combining these two different yet closely related approaches can speed up recovery of sore muscles as well as other medical ailments. Recent polls actually show people use both massage and chiropractic therapy to treat back pain, […]

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