Strength & Conditioning For Surfing

By Granville | August 29, 2019

Functional Fitness Don’t Surf to get fit, get fit to surf, surfing is a demanding sport, so you need a lot of power to be able to balance, manoeuvre quickly, and coordinate movements. Elite surfers…

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Sports Massage For Maximizing Surfing Performance

By Granville | August 28, 2019

Introduction   Surfers are among a growing number of sports participants who recognize the physiological and psychological benefits they experience from massage, and how massage is now an important component of their conditioning regime for…

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Tickling Pleasure Or Pain?

By Granville | August 2, 2019

Tickling May Cause Lifelong Trust Issues Now and then as a massage therapist, I come across a client who is unable to relax. In some cases, I have found it’s because of past experience with…

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Muscle Imbalance

By Granville | January 31, 2018

Successful rehabilitation from injury requires a 60 / 40 collaboration between therapist and client. In other words the treatment the therapist provides makes up about 60% of the recovery process, while the client fulfils the…

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No Pain, No Gain.

By Granville | January 24, 2018

Partake in any physical activity for the first time or after a long layoff, regardless of whether it’s work or sports related, chances are your going to feel some soreness. Never mind, as the old…

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Essential Oils For Removing Cellulite

By Granville | January 13, 2018

Cellulite is a condition in which the skin appears to have fatty deposits, resulting in a cottage cheese like texture. It affects both men and women, and although there is no clear scientific cause, it…

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The Efficacy Of Essential Oils In Sport Therapy

By Granville | January 8, 2018

Essential Oils In Massage Therapy Aromatherapy works on different levels, including the sense of smell, and through absorption via skin. During aromatherapy massage the tiny molecules in the essential oils penetrate through the skin. The…

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The Outdoor Gym

By Granville | December 30, 2017

Nothing wrong in joining an indoor gym, after all exercise is good for your health and wellbeing. Gym exercise offers safety, air-conditioning, a variety of equipment; they are also convenient and predictable. However, I believe…

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Physical Therapy

By Granville | December 20, 2017

Have Wondered What Is The Difference Between: Sport Massage Therapy, Sports Therapy, Sport Rehabilitation, And Physiotherapy? Introduction Most people are confused about the differences between these professions. The range of practice will differ worldwide. Regulatory…

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Shin Splints Pain

By Granville | March 28, 2016

What Are Shin Splints? Shin splint pain is a diagnosis for ‘overuse’ injuries to the front of lower leg, as a result of poor conditioning. The technical term for shin splints is, medial tibial stress…

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