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Boost Your Immune System With Regular Massages – by Virginia Cunningham

Boost Your Immune System With Regular Massages – by Virginia Cunningham

Boost Your Immune System With Regular Massages* a guest post by Virginia Cunningham If you’ve ever had a massage, you know how pleasant the experience can be, and how much better you really feel after getting up off the massage table. While massages are beneficial for the average person, they’re extremely important for athletes and… Read More

Learn to Let Go:  Embracing Yoga for Athletes – by Sean Lords

Learn to Let Go: Embracing Yoga for Athletes – by Sean Lords

Learn to Let Go:  Embracing Yoga for Athletes* a guest post by Sean Lords It happened while I was teaching in Korea. My athletic friends, the ones that accused me of being “lazy” or “whipped” for taking a yoga class, all started adding yoga to their workout regimens. It became so common that they didn’t even… Read More

LA Sports Massage’s 6 Ways to Prevent Injury

LA Sports Massage’s 6 Ways to Prevent Injury

LA Sports Massage’s 6 Ways to Prevent Injury By Dennis Lisaius Director and Senior Therapist – LA Sports Massage Studies have shown that 50 to 90% of sedentary adults that enter training programs become injured in the initial 6 weeks of training, even though the program was specifically designed to avoid injury.* Our experiences at our clinic… Read More

Wellness Wednesday – Caring for Sports Injuries Part 3

Wellness Wednesday – Caring for Sports Injuries Part 3

For this week’s Wellness Wednesday we’re featuring a guest post from our good friend Bill Lockton. This post is the third and last in a series of posts from Bill to help you deal with sports injuries. HOW TO CARE FOR SPORTS INJURIES – by Bill Lockton Part 3: Uncovering the Cause – and trying to fix it!… Read More

Wellness Wednesday – Motivation! by Gary Stoltz

Wellness Wednesday – Motivation! by Gary Stoltz

Today’s Wellness Wednesday is a guest post about how to stay motivated, by our friend, elite marathoner and coach Gary Stoltz. Motivation! One of the biggest challenges for both beginning and elite athletes is moving from the comfort of the sofa to stepping out the door as you begin the workout. You can have the… Read More

Wellness Wednesday – Caring for Sports Injuries Part 2

Wellness Wednesday – Caring for Sports Injuries Part 2

For this week’s Wellness Wednesday we’re featuring a guest post from our good friend Bill Lockton. This post is the second in a series of three from Bill to help you deal with sports injuries. HOW TO CARE FOR SPORTS INJURIES – by Bill Lockton Part 2: Managing the Condition Last time we talked about treating the symptoms,… Read More

Foam Rolling Workshop with the LA Leggers

It was a smashing success! Sunday afternoon LA Sports Massage hosted its first workshop in over a year. Dennis Lisaius, Director and Senior Therapist at LA Sports Massage, led the crowd of LA Legger members though a series of foam roller maneuvers designed to help them learn Self Myofascial Release- a nifty kind of self… Read More

The Sunday Stretch – Stretching for Success

When incorporated into your workout routine, stretching regularly can increase your range of motion, flexibility, mobility and circulation. Stretching also provides an excellent “bridge” between inactivity and vigorous activity. Here are 8 simple tips to help you stretch effectively: Read More

Wellness Wednesday – Taking Care of Your IT Band

Because the IT band is a long fibrous band that runs down the side of the leg starting at the hip and ending below the right side of the knee, it can often be the root of a variety of problems that athletes experience. Using a foam roll consistently at home can help resolve existing… Read More

The Sunday Stretch – The Deep Glute Muscles

As you probably can guess by the name of the post, we seek to bring you a new stretch each Sunday. That way you can practice it and add it to your stretching arsenal for the rest of the week. This Sunday Stretch we’re going to work on the deep gluteal muscle group. There are… Read More

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