After a grueling workout or race, some of us look forward to a massage to reward our overworked body. While massage is beneficial for recovery after intense training or competition, it can also be applied before the activity to prepare the body. The term pre-event massage and pre-workout massage can be used interchangeably. As the … Continue reading Pre-event massage: An introduction
A picture speaks a thousand words, or not. This photo shows a stark contrast between the usage of escalator and that of stairs. I regret not capturing the queue of commuters squeezing to get up the escalator (bottom left corner). Mention stairs climbing, and many of us would think of it as what we turn to … Continue reading Why stairs climbing is my cup of tea.
Have you been training hard for your next race? Did you just complete a race with your best effort? Or maybe you just had an awesome cross-fit or spinning session. Whether you are a seasoned athlete, or doing sports for recreation, there are times when aches and strains surface after the intensive activity. Essential oils … Continue reading Essential Oils For Your Post-Workout.
We have always been reminded to warm up before exercising. Some of us obey this rule while some of us make do with a quick one. Whether we are professional athletes or doing sports purely for recreational reasons, it is good to know a bit more about this "appetiser" of our workout. Warming up before … Continue reading Warming up your workout.