Tag Archives: how to stretch safely

New Rules of Posture

I read a lot of material on ways to enhance body awareness and different forms of exercise to suit the full range of clients that come into my massage therapy clinic. There are few books I would recommend so readily to so many people.The information presented is masterfully accurate and concise, although it can take […]

Pinole~Superfuel food for runners

I have previously waxed lyrical about the delights and surprises hidden within the pages of Christopher McDougall’s book Born To Run. http://www.leamingtonmassagetherapy.co.uk/?p=173 I’m re-reading it at the moment to refresh my memory and possibly even get the inspiration to take my wonky body running ….? It really is a fascinating read, even if you don’t run. […]

November Offer 2012 Discover MET

This offer has now expired. Remedial Massage with Muscle Energy Technique (MET) 90 mins £50 MET is a deeply effective tool in releasing tight muscles and stiff joints. MET uses gentle muscle contractions followed by relaxation. This treatment requires active participation, by you, the client and can provide new tools for you to take away […]

Postural Pointers

In response to the many people who tell me that they don’t make time in their day to do exercises even though they know it would probably do them good, I have decided to release a series of Postural Pointers to help you find ways to take more care of your posture and discover routes […]

Top Tip: Best Book for finding the right stretch for tight or weak muscles.

 The Anatomy of Stretching by Brad Walker. This boook has fantastic illustrations which show the muscles being stretched, along with clear descriptions and guidance on performing each stretch correctly; making it easy to find the right excercise for chronic aches or muscles prone to injury. Also a great resource for creating your  own warm-up/cool-down routine. […]