Massage, Bodywork, Health and Fitness

Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Massage Research

The Health Benefits of Massage Continue to be Proven Massage Therapy Research The therapeutic benefits of massage continue to be researched and studied. Recent research has shown the effectiveness of massage for the following conditions: Cancer-related fatigue.11 Low back pain.12 Osteoarthritis of the knee.13 Reducing post-operative pain.14 Boosting the body’s immune system functioning.15 Decreasing the …

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Massage for Runners

If you are a runner you really should add massage to your training routine. Massage therapy helps your muscles feel better, have more flexibility and prevent injury from running. Massage at the correct times throughout training can flush lactic acid in your leg muscles and relieve and muscles that have gotten overly tight during your …

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Salad To Go

My New Favorite Thing Ever! I think I saw this idea on Pinterest ages ago. It is truly genius… I pack salads for my hubby and I almost every day. And sometimes getting them ready each day is a pain. Or if I make several in tupperware it takes up a lot of space and is in …

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Shoulder Pain

Massage therapy can play an important role in healing shoulder pain. It seems that specific problems come in waves and right now we are seeing a lot of clients with shoulders that are in pain. Massage helps to relieve the tension in the muscles that articulate the shoulder joint. The supraspinatus is an important muscle …

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup

So I needed to clean out my refrigerator… is how this soup got created. Luckily it turned out super good so I’m sharing it with you! I had a few vegetables from my farm box that I didn’t know what to do with. A celery root and a leek. Now I thought of making a …

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Massage Helps Pain

Have you ever had a massage that was painful during the session? You have to know that if your muscles have gone into deep spasm and are full of knots and toxins they will hurt when pressure is applied. This is not to be confused with deeply overworked muscles that can get damaged or torn. …

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Stress and Your Health

Are you under stress? How is it effecting your body? This is an excellent visual example of the physical results of stress. We may realize we have stress in our busy lives. I mean really who doesn’t? But do you really know what it is doing on a physical level. Stress effects many physiological processes in …

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Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

My Husband Says I’ve Been Holding Out on Him… This is one of my favorite dishes but it’s a bit time consuming so I haven’t made them in years. A dear friend who I used to live with loved when I had made them before. So I invited her to dinner and decided to go …

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