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Organic Edible Garden

Benefits of establishing an organic edible garden

Spring has sprung and it’s the perfect time to start growing your own fruit and vegetables. Growing your own food holds many benefits, including the organic health aspect. A recent study by RMIT University found that after just one week of eating organic, adults could reduce their exposure to pesticides by an astonishing 90 percent. […]

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When should we stretch when we exercise?

One of the common question I hear at the Muscle Freedom clinic is should we stretch before or after exercising. Over the last 14 years I’ve been working in this industry it has changed a few times but the latests research shows we shouldn’t stretch before exercise. Here are four reasons why: Stretching is not […]

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Remedial Massage

Why can you feel sore after a remedial massage?

A muscle is made up of bundles of muscle fibres. If a muscle has been damaged or put under a lot of stress, micro tears occur within the muscle fibres. When the body starts to heal, it lays down new fibres in a mesh like pattern. This process can cause adhesions or scar tissue within […]

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Glass of Water

Why you need to drink water after a remedial massage

Over the last few months, some of my clients have asked me why you need to drink water after a remedial massage. First off, massages are dehydrating. Kneading and working muscle gets fluid pumping out of the soft tissue and into your circulatory system, where it heads toward your kidneys. That’s why many people have […]

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Correctly Fitted Pillow

The benefits of having your pillow fitted by your remedial therapist.

Over the last 13 years of working with clients with neck and should injuries I’ve realised how important it is to have a correctly fitted pillow. Remedial massage is a great way to relieve neck and shoulder pain but if you don’t have a supporting pillow it can be hard to achieve the desired result. […]

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