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How to Self-Massage Your Feet

The feet are the most obvious place to start with self-massage after a long day hiking, running, or working over long-distances and rough terrain. They endure hundreds of pounds of repetitive force in the often hot, wet, enclosed spaces we call shoes. They absorb shock, mold to uneven surfaces, and offer us a temporary connection point [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Hiking, Massage, Self-Care, Self-Massage, Stretching|0 Comments

What’s Your Reason for Massage?

The thought of receiving a massage often brings up images of a spa where one has the time and space to fully let-go and relax. This type of relaxation stress-relieving massage is crucial for our busy task-laden lives. Time spent away from technology, our work space, and distraction is why so many are flocking toward [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Massage, Massage Therapy|Comments Off on What’s Your Reason for Massage?

How to Exercise After Massage

General recommendations for working out after a massage include waiting 24 hours for moderate to strenuous exercise, heavy lifting, sprinting/running, high-intensity workouts (MassageTherapy.com- Bishop). Until that 24 hours has passed, light movement such as walking and swimming are advised, with most therapists highly recommending a warm Epsom salt bath to help flush out released toxins [...]

By | March 18th, 2015|Exercise, Massage, Massage Therapy, Movement Integration|0 Comments