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Your Vital Psoas Muscles

Your Vital Psoas Muscles

Your psoas muscles are the most vital in your body. Whatever you do, you use your psoas muscles. They connect your torso to your legs, and affect your posture.  So whether you are walking, dancing, climbing, biking, or simply sitting down, your psoas is involved. The psoas muscles are the body flexors. They are very deep core muscles which attach from your lower ribs, through the pelvis and out on to your inner legs. These psoas muscles allow your legs and hips to bend towards your chest, and...

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Avoid Ankle Pain

Avoid Ankle Pain

Your ankle is a hugely important part of your body when it comes to moving around, whether it's walking, running or jumping of some kind. We all want to avoid ankle pain. However ankle injuries seem to be a common occurrence, which result in much pain and a long and frustrating recovery time. The ankle joint is a multi-directional hinge which provides shock absorption, stability, propulsion and is adaptable to changing terrain. There are many tendons and ligaments which keep it stable,...

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Deep Tissue Massage Benefits

Deep Tissue Massage Benefits

Do you have pain from sore tight muscles? Is your flexibility and movement limited? Do you feel anxious or stressed on a regular basis? There are many deep tissue massage benefits for most people. If your body is continually under strain or you have had some kind of trauma, the deeper layers of soft tissue can become 'stuck'. Happy comfortable layers soft tissue will slide and glide over each well, ensuring pain free good movement. Deep tissue massage is able to treat all of the connective...

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Standing Tall

Standing Tall

Can you stand up for a reasonable amount of time without aching and pain? Standing tall can make the difference between pain and comfort. If after a while your shoulders ache, or your back starts to hurt, or perhaps behind your knees, then chances are that your posture is thrusting your stance into a position which is causing your pain. This is easy to do when you are in a hurry, rushing to get somewhere or to finish a deadline.  Muscles and soft tissue which are pushed out of their normal...

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Breathing Correctly Reduces Anxiety

Breathing Correctly Reduces Anxiety

Do you breathe correctly? This is crucial to reduce anxiety. Many people don't and this can make us feel very tired - it takes much more energy to breathe badly. If you find you hold your breath, or your breathing is irregular, this will have an adverse affect on you. It will restrict the blood flow to your brain, lowering oxygen levels in the brain and making it hard to concentrate. The imbalance of our oxygen and carbon dioxide levels from bad breathing puts the body on high alert. A bad...

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