28Jul/100

Massage – Thai style

Massage is a wonderful tool to make sure your body recovers and restores from all the stresses you put it through every day. Over time, more and more wonderful massage types have reached the western world. I'll try and cover the 14 types I know of over the next few weeks so I hope you'll come back and/or add your own favourite massage therapists for each type!

First of all, Thai massage - one of my favourites. Involving a series of movements that you shouldn't attempt at home, Thai ... Read More

29Dec/090

Great set of stretches!

Here's for all of you who didn't buy into my winter fun suggestions of earlier this week... a nice half an our stretch work-out you can do in the warmth of a fitness centre or even at home.

Start loosening up - just take a couple of deep breaths in, letting your stomach extend as you inhale. Exhale through your mouth.

Do all off the below about 20 times (either side for arm/leg movements) not forcing the pace, but letting it flow naturally.

3Sep/091

The Corkscrew

Although the implement this exercise is named after, also may have relaxation as a result - this version is only a great, simple exercise that was explained to me by my physical therapist earlier this week. It is one of the few exercises that stretches all the tendons that keep your skeleton together. And as you will notice when you do this one, it tells you exactly which areas you may need to concentrate on for a while!

Lie flat on your back on a soft mat or rug - stretch your hands ... Read More

   

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