Keeping Healthy

On occasion I’m asked what type of reference works does a professional massage therapist need? One of the most useful has been: Stretching Anatomy by Arnold G. Nelson and Jouko Kokkonen (authors) and Jason M. Alexander (illustrator). Champaing, IL: Human Kinetics, 2007. I find this book to be not just an important resource in my [...]

Will eating hot or spicy foods cool you down? Yes! Even though it seems counter-intuitive to eat something that makes you hot, being forced to sweat helps you to cool off. This helps to stabilize your body’s core temperature. Eating hot (temperature-wise) foods such as soup also help for the same reason. Spicy-hot foods help [...]

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