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What to Tell Your Massage Therapist for a Better Massage
16 Oct 17

What to Tell Your Massage Therapist for a Better Massage


Be honest Your massage therapist will ask you some preliminary questions to more accurately determine your overall health and wellness goals. The therapist will consider information about your physical condition, medical history, lifestyle, stress levels, medications and any areas of physical pain that could affect your massage therapy results. If you smoke or drink regularly, don’t lie…

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The Scoop on Protein
9 Oct 17

The Scoop on Protein


One of the first things you’ll notice when you set foot in a gym is that many people are toting around bottles filled with protein shakes. Should you be drinking protein? This post will give you the skinny on all things protein! Why Protein? Your muscles are made up of protein. When we exercise, the…

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Top 5 Most Nutrient Dense Foods
25 Sep 17

Top 5 Most Nutrient Dense Foods


When reading about nutrition, it isn’t uncommon to hear the phrase “superfood” which raises a lot of eyebrows. What is a superfood?  Most people discredit a lot of these claims saying there is no such thing as a superfood, and a calorie is a calorie. While it may be difficult to determine if a food…

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Do Shoes Matter?
4 Sep 17

Do Shoes Matter?


If you run long enough, there’s almost a guarantee that you will pick up an injury along the way. Running comes with a laundry list of injuries including plantar fasciitis, shin splints, Achilles tendinitis, and iliotibial band syndrome (not to mention sprains and fractures!). Today we will explore the running shoe and its role in…

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Can I get a massage if I’m pregnant?
21 Aug 17

Can I get a massage if I’m pregnant?


Pregnancy massages have been a controversial topic for years. Recent research has shown that prenatal massage therapy can be quite beneficial to the pregnancy process both pre and post birth. There have been many benefits shown in pregnant women who receive frequent massage therapy. Some benefits to prenatal massages: Improving circulation Reducing pain in muscles…

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