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Self Care: Massage

I’m a big fan of massage and the positive effects it has on the body and soul. I believe that it has contributed greatly to my health and keeps me injury free.

Here are 3 massage methods that I use daily / semi-regularly that you might want to try yourself:

Self Myofacial Release

Each day I use my ball and grid roller and go through the routine below. 

SMR is excellent for ironing out all of those aches and pains that build up in your joints, easing tension and tightness.

Shiatsu Massager

At night when I am doing my admin or relaxing with the TV I use my shiatsu massage machine.

The machine simulates a shiatsu massage and is great for treating headaches, sleep disturbances, stress and anxiety, muscle pain and stiffness. It’s a convenient alternative to a…

Professional Massage

And regularly as a reward to myself and a treat to my body. I have a visit to Aga and Ola and enjoy a long Lomi Lomi massage.

There really is no substitute for a professional massage. I have used Aga and Ola for years and I can highly recommend them.

So there you have it, 3 ways in which you can Repair, Rejuvenate, Relax and reward yourself with the benefits of massage. 

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Until the next time “Strength for Life”,



Davie McConnachie

Davie McConnachie is Scotland’s leading health and wellness coach, multi-award-winning gym owner, motivational speaker and the founder of DMC Fitness, a fitness education facility known as the premier choice for 1-2-1 personal training. He has inspired thousands of people to fall in love with fitness – his true purpose and mission in life.

Diving into the world of fitness and wellness has helped Davie to deal with his own trauma and inner demons. He, overcame many dark times using his own unique methods to continue his cycle of healing.