You have to give us credit: as a culture, Americans are incredibly interested in getting Bodywork And Exercise. We invest every year in new diets, exercise programs, and supplements for weight loss and improved energy. Low-range estimates suggest that Americans spend about $2.6 billion each year on gym memberships alone.
The answer to the question on everyone’s minds. Here are five things you should NOT do before a massage. In reality, you don't have to do much of anything in a deep tissue massage (except maybe breathe!)—but that “not-doing” also extends to the hours leading up to the massage.
Prolonging the benefits of your bodywork session. These habits can prolong the benefits of bodywork. Making the most of your massage. Whether you get a massage weekly, monthly, or just every once in a while, the following habits can maximize and extend the afterglow of treatment.