Diabetes and massage therapy

diabetes and happiness

Can massage be helpful to diabetes patients? There haven’t been enough studies about massage therapy on diabetes patients. But the list of benefits of massage may be interesting for diabetics. Benefits include: increasing circulation, bringing more oxygen to cells, releasing stiffness, reducing stress, helping soreness and more. What the benefits of massage mean to diabetics Let’s […]

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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?

self-care massage technique using myobuddy massager pro

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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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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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Absolutely Love!

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Are you tired of getting your mom the same type of ordinary gift every year? We get it! Check out these picks that will certainly help shake things up! From tribute videos to fun socks and useful books, click here for our picks of unusual and inventive products that are sure to brighten up any […]

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PACIFIC CREST WEEKEND SPORTS FESTIVAL

Pacific Crest events begin Friday morning, with the competition and fun continuing into Sunday afternoon. The full, fun weekend includes Tour de Crest Bike Tours, Long Course and Olympic Triathlons, Endurance and Olympic Duathlons, Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10k, 5k and three kids events – truly something for everyone! Plus, The Village shopping area in Sunriver becomes […]

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