Massage to decrease onset muscle soreness, improve muscle performance

Post exercise massage can help decrease the delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), along with an increase in muscle performance. A review “Massage Alleviates Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness after Strenuous Exercise: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”  involved over 500 participants for findings of this study. The findings demonstrated that muscle soreness rating decreased significantly when the … More Massage to decrease onset muscle soreness, improve muscle performance

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Main effects and benefits of sports and remedial massage

Sports and remedial massage can play an important part in anyone’s life, whether they are injured or not. The primary reason is usually to support the reduction of tension and stress in the body’s soft tissues which can occur as a result of over exertion or excessive use. It can also help reduce and prevent … More Main effects and benefits of sports and remedial massage

Love your lungs

  Here are a few things that we can do to improve lung function and general well-being. GET ACTIVE Being active is good for us, it can help improve your breathing and quality of life. By increasing your fitness and strengthening your muscles gradually you increase your cardiovascular strength, breathing muscles and heart, making daily … More Love your lungs

Pre-Exercise Warm Up

I always recommend a dynamic warm up pre-exercise, in order to ensure muscles are well warmed up and prepared for your activity ahead. Dynamic stretching should: Increase the heart rate, respiration and body temperature Improve range of movement and lubricate joints Increase capillary activation – delivery more oxygen to your muscles Increase elasticity in your … More Pre-Exercise Warm Up

Remedial Massage?

Remedial massage is the systematic assessment and treatment of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body to assist in rehabilitation, pain and injury management.