Injury & pain prevention


If you think that all massages are relaxing, you’d be wrong. Sports massages and massage therapy apply a lot of targeted pressure to tension points in your body – wherever you’re feeling pain – to help relieve discomfort, muscle soreness and joint pain. The benefits of sports massages are vast but if you’re still not sure on whether massages are for you, here are just some of the improvements that you could see from regular massage...

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Deep tissue massages and sports massage therapy has become more popular in recent years but there is still a common misconception that only particular people can benefit from a regular sports massage. The truth is, massage therapy can help anyone and everyone; from novice gym goers to elite athletes, office workers, stay-at-home parents and everyone in between. We take a look at how sports massage can help you.   Sports Massage...

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Introduction Running and jogging is a great exercise. It’s a fantastic way to get the cardio workout you need, lose weight, stay in shape and even relax the mind by getting away from it all for a while. However, there are some risks of injury that come with running so it’s important that you learn about these and how you can avoid them. Statistics often say that more than 65% of runners will experience some type of injury....

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If you are currently working on improving your health and fitness, it’s also a good idea to take some steps to improve your posture. A lot of people tend to overlook their posture unaware that a good posture can help them prevent back and neck pain. It can also improve your self-confidence and your health in general. Below are 17 easy ways on how you can improve your posture. 1. Avoid High Heels – This is definitely for ladies. If you...

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Nothing is more frustrating than getting into the groove with your fitness schedule only to run into an injury and have to take a break in order to build yourself back up from scratch. If you’ve found yourself needing to improve the strength of your ankles, then we’ve got some quick and easy moves that will help get you back on the road to recovery. Calf Raises An easy one to start your day that you can do while you brush your teeth...

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The Seven Best Hip Flexor Moves Chances are, you’ve heard of the term ‘hip flexors’; they’re an area of the body that is often overlooked, especially when working out or stretching, yet have been the source of pain and anguish for many, regardless of age. The hips, and more specifically the hip flexors, are fundamental to your body’s strength and health, not to mention pretty troublesome if not look after properly. What are Hip...

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