It is important be healthy and take care of your body. Two things most people think of when discussing a healthy lifestyle is their diet and fitness routine. These things are both important parts of living a healthy life, but how does massage fit in?
If you plan on getting a massage pre-workout, it is suggested that you go for a light massage. A light massage helps warm up the muscles and makes them more flexible. However, if you plan on working out after a deep tissue massage, you might want to think again. This can lead to increased soreness, and it can inhibit the effectiveness of the tissue work done during your massage.
There are five major benefits to post-workout massages:
This time of year we are reminded of our bountiful blessings as we prepare to celebrate the holidays, gathered near those who are dear to us. However, between shopping for gifts, writing and mailing holiday cards, decorating, and traveling to visit family, anxieties can creep in. Many people experience emotional pain this time of year, missing dearly departed loved ones or from strained familial relationships.
If you’ve kept up with our latest massage news, you know that stress can manifest itself physically in our bodies, creating an array of symptoms and leading to more serious health conditions including hypertension, heart disease, headaches and much more.
If you’re finding yourself overwhelmed and frazzled with the upcoming holiday season, clear your mind and body of holiday stress by scheduling a massage therapy session with Rita at Living Touch Massage in Bemidji. The multiple health benefits of therapeutic massage have been studied and we think you will be amazed at how relaxed, restored and healthy you’ll feel when you’re finished.
Living Touch Massage gift certificates also make a wonderful gift for anyone including expectant and new mothers, the elderly, or that person on your list who has everything. Check out our holiday discount specials as well, and be sure to “like” us on Facebook to be the first to know about the contests and giveaways we offer throughout the year.
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