A massage is an excellent tool for any runner’s toolkit. Massage can help with better circulation which means more oxygen to help your muscles recover. It also can help process toxins quicker so your legs are refreshed and ready to go.
What we think it means in a general sense though is that through a journey towards wellness, one can and should incorporate nourishment of the physical self, the mental self, the emotional self, and the social self, all at once!
A massage is such an incredible experience, you probably want to share it with someone you love. At Elements Massage, we offer a couples massage room, for both of you. So, why should you share this relaxing experience with your better half?
Sometimes we have days that are so busy, it feels like we don’t even have time to think. Everyone wants to feel better and be healthier, but it’s hard when you’re running around all day. You’re never too busy to put your health and wellness first. Here are a few tips you can incorporate into your hectic schedule to maintain wellness.
If you have ever had a massage, chances are you have experienced some form of Swedish massage. It is the most popular massage performed today. This technique is a full-body experience that is designed to relax and rejuvenate. The Swedish modality focuses on relaxation. It is worldly in nature, as it combines many different practices to create a massage experience that is very therapeutic and relaxing.
Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury, as well as one of the most common kinds of foot pain, found prominently among runners between the ages of 40 and 60. This stabbing sensation that feels like walking on push pins makes it very painful for those who are afflicted. We sat down with our Chief Wellness Officer, Eric Stephenson to find out more about plantar fasciitis.