How a Good Massage and Posture Stretches and Exercises Go Together

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How a Good Massage and Posture Stretches and Exercises Go Together
You may think that standing or sitting are just everyday things that don’t require much of your attention. But before you know it, your back begins to ache, your neck feels strained, and your shoulders feel tense; we know these all too well. Luckily, there are posture stretches and correction exercises as well as massage methods to improve posture and ease aches and pains!

5 Ways to Relieve Stress with a Massage Gun

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5 Ways to Relieve Stress with a Massage Gun

Percussive therapy uses a pulsating device to reduce muscle tension and improve blood circulation. Like a deep tissue massage, percussive therapy can break down knots deep within soft tissue and provide relief to sore and sensitive areas of the body.

Massage guns are an effective tool for self-administering percussive therapy, as they allow you to zero in on a problem area and apply appropriate force in a short amount of time to provide immediate aid.

Give Mom the Gift of Restful Sleep this Mother's Day

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Give Mom the Gift of Restful Sleep this Mother's Day
This Mother’s Day give the mother figure in your life something they really need: a good night’s sleep.

Straight Arm Press Back Tips : Warm-up & Precautions

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Straight Arm Press Back Tips : Warm-up & Precautions

What is a Straight Arm Press back? The straight arm press back, also known as straight arm pull back, targets and strengthens your upper back, rear deltoids and triceps. Performed using dumbbells, it involves controlled, slow movements of the arms in an anti clockwise motion.  How to do Straight Arm Press Back? Keeping your form right is very important in strength training exercises. If possible, attempt these in front of a mirror or you can record yourself and see if your posture requires any changes or adjustments. Here is how to do one rep of straight arm press back. •  Start...

Lunge Exercise Safety Tips: Warm-up & Precautions

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Lunge Exercise Safety Tips: Warm-up & Precautions

What is Lunge Exercise?    Lunge is one of the most effective exercises for the lower body. It primarily targets the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes and calves. It also has other benefits like increased mobility of muscles including your lower back and abdomen. Lunges are categorized as a ‘compound Exercise’ i.e, an exercise which targets more than one muscle.   How to Do Lunge Exercise?   •  Stand upright. •  Your feet should be as wide as your hips. •  Place your hands on your hips. •  Move your right leg forward as if you are about to take a step. •  Your heel should land first. •  Lower your...

Leg Press Exercise Safety Tips: Warm-up & Precautions

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Leg Press Exercise Safety Tips: Warm-up & Precautions

What is Leg Press Exercise?  Leg press exercise is also known as seated leg press, machine squat press and machine leg press. The primary target of the leg press are the quadriceps but it also strengthens your glutes, hamstrings and thighs. Contrary to the popular understanding, this is not a replacement exercise for squats, rather it aims to increase leg strength while minimizing the strain on your lower body. Two types of equipment are available for performing this exercise: the horizontal press and the vertical or 45-degree press. The latter is built in a way that your lower body is...

Why Should You Buy a Massage Gun During a Pandemic

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Why Should You Buy a Massage Gun During a Pandemic
Buying a massage gun during the ongoing pandemic may sound weird to you. But these guns can make your life a lot better in these hard times. Read on to find out how.

Bench Press Safety Tips: Warm-up & Precautions

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Bench Press Safety Tips: Warm-up & Precautions

Introduction to Bench Press The bench press is one of the most basic barbell exercises in workout routines based on the concept of resistance or strength training. It is an upper body exercise which primarily targets your chest muscle called pectoralis major as well as your triceps. The secondary muscles that get involved in this process include your deltoids and your forearms. To some extent, it will also work your lats and biceps. How to Do Bench Press? •  Lie down on the bench with your back flat and the bar right above your eyes. •  Keeping your hands shoulder width apart,...

Percussive Therapy vs. Vibration Therapy - A Detailed Comparison

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Percussive Therapy vs. Vibration Therapy - A Detailed Comparison

What is Vibration Therapy As the name suggests, vibration therapy uses vibrating movements in order to relax your body. It can either be localized or a full body therapy. The latter uses a platform for the individual to stand on whereas localized vibration uses a hand held device for more effectiveness. What is Percussion Therapy  Percussive therapy, on the other hand, applies force to a specific body part. It reaches deeper into the muscle in order to improve blood flow and oxygen required for recovery. How Vibration Therapy Works When using a device for vibration therapy, keeping a pressure intensity...

How Can a Massage Gun Help You Work from Home?

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How Can a Massage Gun Help You Work from Home?

Many people have been working from home for years owing to the nature of their job. However, with the recent Covid-19 pandemic many of us who had never worked an hour from home had to turn our homes into offices. Some of us are definitely happy because this comes with its benefits such as complete avoidance of annoying workmates, angry bosses, lunch thieves, etc. However, it also has its own challenges. If you are having trouble working from home then you need to bring a few changes to make remote working more joyful. Let us talk about these challenges and...

How To Care for Your Feet If You Have An All-day Standing Job

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How To Care for Your Feet If You Have An All-day Standing Job

Standing strong on your feet is important, especially if you have a job that requires standing all day long or most of the time. Most of us ignore our feet and are relatively more concerned about the rest of our body, despite the fact that your feet have to tolerate your entire body weight. Prolonged standing can cause health issues like soreness of the feet, swelling, low back pain, varicose veins and such problems. If you have a standing all day job, you should be more concerned about your feet and provide them the care they need. Here are some...

Top 10 Essential Products You Need to Build an Indoor Gym

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Top 10 Essential Products You Need to Build an Indoor Gym

Building an indoor gym requires a great deal of planning, dedication and attention to detail. Your efforts must all contribute to creating an environment that is conducive to your fitness goals. Firstly, you need to take into account the budget and space you have to work with. You will then have to get the gym equipment within those limitations. However, there are some products that you simply can’t do without in a gym. Let us have a look at the top 10 essential products you need to build an indoor gym. Dumbbells Dumbbells are one of the simplest yet effective...

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