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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

LA Sports Massage at the Walk for Warriors 5K

LA Sports Massage at the Walk for Warriors 5K

By Dennis Lisaius – Director and Senior Therapist at LA Sports Massage LA Sports Massage makes it a practice to support worthwhile charities by donating our sports massage services at events in the Los Angeles area. The video below is by Christine Devine of Fox 11 TV. You’ll find LA Sports Massage featured near the… 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

The Sunday Stretch – Low Back Anywhere

The Sunday Stretch – Low Back Anywhere

Without a doubt, the most common complaint people have is low back pain. Something about modern life stresses our backs. Maybe it’s the shape of car or airplane seats. Maybe it’s stress. Or maybe it’s being on a computer for hours every day. Whatever the cause, there are things we can do for ourselves to… Read More

Wellness Wednesday: Foam Rolling for Shin Splints

Wellness Wednesday: Foam Rolling for Shin Splints

Painful, and often agonizingly slow to heal, shin splints are the bane of many an athlete. Coupled with R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) and sports massage, foam rolling the calf muscles can often provide relief and a return to sport. Calf therapy using a foam roll: Placing the foam roll on the floor, position… 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

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