Benefits of Regular Massage – Part Four

Benefits of Regular Massage – Part Four

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, the last part of four written for November during our second UK lockdown – Benefits of Regular Massage – Part Four. Last week I talked at the end of my blog about how life often gets in the way of taking time to look after yourself, and that I have some exciting news

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Benefits of Regular Massage – Part Three

Benefits of Regular Massage – Part Three

Hello and welcome to part three of your blogs this month, during the second lockdown the UK is experiencing. Last week I told you that I would talk to you some more about why regular massage is beneficial to your mental health. Life Responsibilities How often do you have responsibilities to other people? How often are you in your employee

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Benefits of Regular Massage – Part Two

Benefits of Regular Massage – Part Two

Hello and welcome to part two of my blog about the benefits of regular massage. We are also in the second week of the second national lockdown. How is it going for you? Drop me a message If you need any advice with any muscular pain or niggles you are experiencing. Last week I listed some of the benefits to

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Benefits of Regular Massage – Part One

Benefits of Regular Massage – Part One

Hello and welcome to my first blog in a once again locked down country. I was planning on writing about the benefits of regular massage, and now we are all in a position where regular massage just can’t happen for most of November and part of December, and possibly beyond. I will still write about my original thoughts on regular

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How to be Pain Free – Part Two

How to be Pain Free – Part Two

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, part two of How to be Pain Free. Last week I mentioned that pain can be the result of something else other than physical reasons… Biopsychosocial Pain This type of pain is complicated, and while I may be able to recognise it in you, I cannot diagnose it. It is simply pain from

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How to be Pain Free – Part One

How to be Pain Free – Part One

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, Part ONE of two blogs… How to be Pain Free. That’s a big one, isn’t it? If I could wave a magic wand and instantly take your pain away, I’d have queues across the town. So, I don’t have a magic wand, and I can not take your pain away instantly. However, what

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Why Stretch?

Why Stretch?

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, Why Stretch? Thank you for stopping by and taking time to read it. This week I discuss stretching, its pros and cons, the thoughts about it by the fitness and sports massage communities, and whether you should be doing it or not. You have probably heard from some influential people around you, and

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Breathing – How Well Do You Breathe?

Breathing – How Well Do You Breathe?

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, all about breathing. What can I tell you that you don’t already know about breathing, though? We all breathe, from the moment we are born, every single day, all day, and all night long, without fail. So why would a Sports Massage Therapist such as myself even consider how you breathe when you

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Injury Free Hiking and Walking

Injury Free Hiking and Walking

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, all about Injury Free Hiking and Walking. A lot of people dismiss these activities as actually being a sport, and traditionally they are not. However, walking is vital to good health and is a fantastic place to start for many people new to exercise, for those returning to exercise or recuperating from an

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Trampolining: Staying Injury Free

Trampolining: Staying Injury Free

Welcome to the first in my Sporting Showcase blogs – Trampolining: Staying Injury Free. I am looking at a sport in a little more detail with regards to the common injuries and issues experienced there and what to do about the most common ones experienced. Two such issues that are frequent amongst trampoline athletes, as well as cheerleaders, gymnasts, and

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