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Dec 2018
New Year Massage Resolution – what can 2019 bring for you?

January is often used as a clean slate for people who are thinking about changing or improving their lives. Whether it’s losing weight, giving up smoking, creating more balance1a in life, taking up a new hobby or setting some life goals, New Year seems to be a perfect stimulus for taking action.

Receiving a regular massage can be one of the most beneficial New Year’s Resolutions for those who want to feel better in 2019. Living in London brings its challenges and people commonly complain about high work stress levels, lack of time, busy schedules, feeling tired or reaching a point of becoming burned out. Here are our top 5 reasons why receiving a regular massage can change your life for the better:

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14
Nov 2018
Top 5 Winter Tips to keep your Muscles in Good Working Order

With the days getting shorter and colder, many people notice their body aches more in the autumn and winter months. Our muscles love heat! Therefore with the low temperature, wind and higher humidity, they often start to show the signs of unhappiness. What is more, many of us try to protect ourselves from cold by hunching and hiding the neck between shoulders. This leads to many more tension related injuries such as headaches plus neck and back problems. When participating in outdoor sports, getting the muscles warm also takes longer so not adjusting your warm-up routine can lead to sporting injuries like muscle strains and ligament sprains.

There are ways to help your muscles stay healthy and prevent injuries. Here are our 5 most recommended tips:

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18
Oct 2018
Therapist Spotlight - Fran

This time, we interviewed Fran, our excellent massage therapist. Read what she's like when she doesn't massage people and what's her idea of a perfect life!

Fran, where are you from and how long have you been living in London?

I’m from Brighton, living in London for 6 years now.

What do you like doing in your free time?

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18
Oct 2018
Shoulder tension - what exactly is it?

Shoulder tension – why do our shoulders feel so tight?Neck And Shoulder Pain

Shoulder tension is by far the most common complaint we treat at Fulham Massage & Wellness. Long working hours, stressful London commute journeys and busy life schedules add stress and tension to our muscles. You could say it’d be hard to find many people in this city who would claim to feel tension free. Tolerating tension is all too common as it becomes part of our “normal” wellbeing. It’s not until muscle tension develops into pain or something more severe that we react and take action.

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15
Oct 2018
My experience at Un1t, fitness studio in Fulham

Read what John, our Front of House, thinks about local Fulham studio which he visited in October: 

"I visited Un1t in Fulham for the first time to experience one of their strength based classes. The facility was very easy to find on Wandsworth Bridge Road and as I went downstairs to reception I was greeted by Josh who was the coach for the session.

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10
Sep 2018
Cycling from London to Paris - how hard can it be?

Like most people coming to the end of August, I wanted to get out of London and have some time exploring somewhere new and relaxing before the September term routine started all over again. I looked on Google Maps and logged in the distance between London and Paris. 160miles via Newhaven and Dieppe ferry crossing. I looked across my room at my bike and thought to myself, “How hard can it be”?

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07
Sep 2018
What role can massage play in correcting or managing posture?

Good posture can be described as the body’s ability to sit, walk, stand or lie in a position that places a minimal strain on supporting, muscles, ligaments and joints during movement or activities. When poor posture is prevalent you may see a head being tilted forward, a chest depressed, round shoulders, a slouched back curve or the pelvis swaying forward. Whether poor posture is generic or activity and lifestyle caused, massage in Fulham can play a positive role in relieving, managing or correcting bad posture.

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