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April 2014

Shoulder and hip loading patterns

I like these exercises because clients can control the progressions and it takes them back to fundamental loading patterns that feel safe and we are hard wired to perform.It cuts out the need for a gym and allows the nervous system to reboot . Do not give your clients too …

Some exercises to start the day

As always my circuts do not take long to complete but hit most muscle groups dynamicaly and explosively. I feel my fitness levels and strength are maintained and my flexibility is enhanced. I love the half squat jumps because I need to concentrate on the eccentric aspect and landing softly.The …

Groin strains

Groin strains are bad injuries and can take a long time to heal.Massage high up into the adductor complex helps promote blood flow and healing but is only half the solution.The imbalance between adductors and abductors must be addressed to prevent recurring pain and injury. Stop doing this stretch !!!!! …

My morning Broga practice

I have never attended a Broga session ( Yoga for men) but I guess it is fun  and for dudes like myself that have packed on a bit of beef and can only put their nose on their knees after at least 10 beers. This is my combination of strength flexibility and …

Bodyweight exercises for the hip and shoulder

As you can see I do not do many repetitions of these exercises because I want my form to be good avoid injuries and the movements are not easy .These would come under intermittent exercises as in I do a few reps at intervals throughout the day and benefit from …

Massage workshop with my colleauges

This afternoon I ran a little Thai massage workshop with my colleauges and it was a lot of fun.The last time I taught Thai massage was in Chiang mai Sunshine massage school ( happy days ) Towel techniques are great for all your clients but especially big stiff clients and …

Sharing techniques with my colleagues

I learn’t two new techniques today during a massage jamming session with my colleagues.I Love the arm sandwich between the forearms and the wringing of the arm wich I will defenitly be incorporating into my flow.