Benefits of Sports Massage

15 March 2014

Massage is a luxury, we simply can’t afford to live without. Providing welcome relief from daily stress, pain, and muscle aches, while allowing us to relax and have a break from our busy lives. I thought I would dig a little deeper into the benefits of massage and here’s...

Iliotibial band

8 March 2014

The IT Band (iliotibial band) is not technically a muscle, but instead a ‘longitudinal fibrous reinforcement of the fascia lata’. Simply put, it is made of a fibrous tissue, which separates into two ‘bands’ which hold onto Fascia lata (deep fasica of the thigh). Put as simply as possible,...

7 Tips for the Perfect Stretch

8 March 2014

Here are 7 tips to make sure you get the best out of every stretch. 1. Post It Notes. Your house guests might think your a little strange, but this is a clever little trick. By sticking a note on the kettle, I can remind myself to stretch when I’m...