2013 Mark took part is his
first off-road duathlon today, it was a very cold day but he managed to
come home in 6th place. Well done Mark!
2012 Mark attended a
Wattbike training course at the Wattbike Training HQ in Evesham
yesterday. The Wattbike is the world leading indoor training bike that
is revolutionising cycling at all levels. Watch this space, it's coming
to Cardiff very soon!
16 October 2012 More personal bests from our running clients at the
Cardiff half marathon. Check out our blog
post for the full report.
9 September 2012 Delme provided sports
massage to the Ulster rugby squad both before and after their Pro12
rugby match with the Ospreys last night. Delme's specialist sports
massage skills were put to the test, with Ulster taking a narrow win
over their south Wales opponents.
4 August 2012 Check out our blog post
where Mark highlights his top 4 running tips for getting faster and
taking your running to new heights
17 July 2012 Mark attended an
evening running seminar at Run & Become Cardiff. The "Aspire
and Achieve" evening offered FREE professional advice from sports
physio's, running coaches, nutritionists and personal trainers on how
to run your first half marathon.
Tissue Massage is a
focuses on the deeper layers of
muscle tissue. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in
the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the
contracted areas, either following or going across the fibres of the
muscles, tendons and fascia. Also helps to break up and eliminate scar
Deep tissue massage usually focuses on more specific areas and may
cause some soreness during or right after the massage, but if it's done
right the client should feel better than ever within a day or two. Deep
Tissue Massage is often used in combination with other massage
procedures such as those used in Remedial and Sports Massage.
massage is an effective
way of offering the benefits of massage
in the workplace and other public areas. A growing number of businesses
are now providing this facility to their employees as part of an
overall employee health and benefits programme. Studies show that
reducing stress in the workplace translates to a reduction in sick
leave, an increase in morale and a more productive workforce.
On-site massage can be both relaxing and invigorating, helping to
relieve stress and muscle tension and to renew energy levels. It is a
short (15 to 30 minutes) massage with the client sitting in a special
portable massage chair. The client remains fully clothed and no oils
is based on a traditional Chinese Acupressure sequence, which
incorporates gentle movements and pressure, applied to areas of the
head, neck, shoulders, back, arms and hands. On-site massage has the
same beneficial effects as other massage, these include:
today's high pressure living and working environment more and more
people are suffering from stress-related illnesses, including back
problems, repetitive strain injuries and other postural and physical
problems caused by sitting at workstations for long periods of time.
Receiving massage, especially in the workplace, helps create awareness
in the recipient of their posture and their body in general making them
more receptive to healthy attitudes and ideas.