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My Experiment Being Bulletproof

This only makes sense if you are familiar with Dave Asprey and the Bulletproof Exec. I had heard of him and his bulletproof coffee but really got to know his philosophy via his podcast; Bulletproof Radio. I am a bit of a podcast addict and love his information and his guests. And I love the …

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Massage Therapy Improves Blood Pressure

Massage May Produce Durable Change in Blood Pressure I have seen many clients improve from a variety of health conditions with regular massage so this research is not surprising. And it is great to see the improvements last days after a bodywork session. New research indicates massage therapy may have a durable, positive effect on …

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Standing Desks

The rise of the standing desk, is a wonderful trend to see happen! It is incredibly beneficial to your health to stand more then sit every day. I have had many many clients switch to a standing desk. Some use it exclusively and have ditched their chairs and some switch back and forth between standing …

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Foam Roll Between Massages

You don’t need to be a Pro Athlete to treat your body like one. Using a foam roller on a regular basis can help relieve many tight muscle problems. I recommend that all my clients use a foam roller between massages to maintain the relaxation gained in the muscles during massage. This is the simplest …

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Things That Really Make Me Wonder…

I was in Whole Foods the other day. And I am a Whole Foods fan don’t get me wrong. But along with the fresh squeezed juices I saw this. Really, a sprig of mint and some lemon in your water for $3.99????? You could buy the raw ingredients for that price and put it in …

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Why Drink Water After Your Massage

Here is a great article about why we need to drink water after a massage. What it doesn’t mention is that we are all usually slightly dehydrated so an extra glass of water is healthy. It is also a great idea to up your water the day of your massage so that your tissues are …

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What is a Detox Massage

The concept of detoxing and cleansing has been spreading into the mainstream for some time now. Almost everyone has tried some kind of cleanse, or knows of someone who has. Well, maybe that can only be said about California, or the Bay Area. Probably most people have at least heard of it, via Dr. Oz, …

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Does My Child Need a Massage?

Do you have a child who suffers from back pain or dis-comfort from playing sports and you don’t know what to do? I get asked this question a lot by clients and parents who have kids who have been complaining about some aches and pains. We all think that the young ones should be pain …

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Foot Massage

Do you take good care of your feet? Our feet do such a big job carrying us through life. I think they are quite a neglected part of the body (unless they hurt of course). Doing massage I am on my feet all day and I have found that it is never my hands that …

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20 Medical Conditions Therapeutic Massage Can Help

Many people get a massage because it feels wonderful, it’s a great way to relax, and they want to treat themselves to a day at the spa.  However, massage is proving more and more to be an effective treatment and adjunct treatment for many medical conditions. Below is a list of various conditions massage therapy …

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