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Everything You Need To Know About Massage Guns | Lifepro If you go to the gym, visit a massage therapist or see a chiropractor, you may have seen a gun-shaped device being used by the therapist or being used as a form of self-massage by an individual. The devices are called “massage guns” and they are all the rage right now. But before you run out and buy one, you need to do a bit of research, so you can understand what they are and how and when to use them. Here’s everything you need to know about massage guns. Massage guns are a form of vibrational massage or “percussion therapy”. This means they are designed to impact the body in an oscillating motion, usually in a straight up and down direction. Pressing a mini jackhammer against your muscles may sound a bit scary, but all of these devices have variable levels of intensity that are easily controlled. The lower intensity settings are usually used for recovery work, while the higher intensity settings are used for muscular activation or excitation (see below). Massage guns have four primary uses:

How To File Your Nails | Almond, Oval & Squoval I've been on a roll lately! I have filmed and edited several highly-requested videos; ones that aren't about the nail art but more about nail care and what I recommend. This is the first of these new videos; How To File Your Nails. I talk a bit about the grit of the nail file, the different ways you can file them and how to achieve three popular shapes; almond, oval and squoval. The first shape I talk about in this video is almond. My almond nails here aren't as pointy as they could be (it's a sliding scale) but I explain the reason for that in the video. Next up are my oval nails. And lastly, here is squoval. Here's the video! I can't believe how overwhelmingly positive the feedback has been for this so far - I was so nervous putting it up. I managed to edit two more videos today, in a record time of two and a half hours for the both of them (normally it'd take twice that long for one!). I hope you like this video!

How I developed my personal style + 3 steps to develop your own It took me a full year of capsuling to develop my style. But it doesn’t have to take you that long. Throughout the year, I learned three little things that really fast-tracked the process. And — happy news — most of them are free! ONE: Make lists. We’re starting off on a very unsexy note here. :) But list-making is where it all started for me. One day, I doodled out a pie chart that broke up the activities in my everyday life. When I finished, I had to laugh — my closet was a pretty good representation of what “every woman should have in their closet.” It was frustrating, but — how fascinating! And just like that, I had instant style direction. Other valuable lists I made? QUICK ACTION: You can download my free wardrobe planner to help you make lists + discoveries, but really, you could just start by drawing a lifestyle pie chart real quick. TWO: Spot the difference between a cool picture vs. an outfit that actually works. I’ve done this so many times. So I took it even further.

How To Get Your Bum Back After Pregnancy (Mom Butt No More) - Postpartum Trainer, MD Do you feel like your butt has disappeared since your pregnancy? You’re not imagining it. It is totally possible to get a flat butt after pregnancy. The good news is, you can get it back! The best way to get your bum back after pregnancy is to train your glute muscles with the right exercises. But it’s also important to know what you must avoid so that your mom butt doesn’t get worse. Keep reading. Disclaimer Although I am a doctor, I am not your doctor. Ok, moving on. What Is The Mom Butt? The mom butt is when your buttocks get a little flatter or saggier than what it used to be before pregnancy. Some women say that when looking from the side, their back goes straight all the way down with no curves. If you notice that your butt has changed shape since giving birth, you aren’t alone. Here’s why it happens. Why Is My Bum Getting Flatter? So why does your butt get flatter after pregnancy? Bad Posture As you gain weight in pregnancy, that extra weight is unevenly distributed in your body. It’s normal!

5 Easy Postpartum Back Pain Exercises [How To Get Relief At Home] - Postpartum Trainer, MD Are you looking for easy and effective postpartum back pain exercises? You’re in the right place. After reading this post, you’ll learn why you have postpartum back pain, and what you can do about it. Ok, let’s get started. Disclaimer Although I am a doctor, I am not your doctor. Ok, moving on. Why does my back hurt postpartum? So what’s causing your back to hurt? There are a few reasons why you might have back pain after having a baby. Here are the most common causes: Loose ligaments and joints During pregnancy, your body produces a hormone called relaxin. This hormone is responsible for making your bones and joints more mobile and loose throughout the pregnancy. While this may sound bad, it’s very important in pregnancy. Why? Because the ligaments and joints of your hips have to stretch and expand as your uterus continues to grow. The thing is, this hormone lingers in your body for several weeks after you give birth. As a result, the muscles and joints of your low back are very loose and flexible.

How I Got Rid Of Arm Flab In Time For Summer Sharing is caring! I’ve never been a woman who wanted a rock hard body worthy of fitness competitions. To me, so long as everything doesn’t flap too long after I stop walking, I’m happy. As I’ve gotten older, things definitely aren’t as trim as they used to be, and after having my daughter? Forget about it. But just because I no longer care what others think of my less than toned abs, doesn’t mean I don’t care about my body and that I don’t want to feel good about myself. My personal hurdle has always been my arms. So, I set out to tone my arms and I did it just in time for summer. First off, I took a starting picture of myself because I wanted to see if the video workout I found really worked. Next I started implementing the video I found immediately. I started doing this workout with only 5lb weights because my goal was to slim down and tone arm flab. How Often Did I Do the Workout? I also did this workout no less than 4 times per week. It’s only 15 minutes out of your day!

Couch To 5K: Complete C25K Training Plan And Running Guide If you’re interested in going from Couch To 5k – and let’s face it, that’s why you’re reading this – then you’re at the start line of a great program that can kick off your running journey. In this article, I’m going to go through everything you might want to know about Couch To 5K, including: The background of the Couch To 5K programmeThe structure behind the classic Couch To 5k planDoes Couch To 5K actually work? And if 5k sounds a little too easy for you, check out our more ambitious Couch To 10k Training Plans! Ready to get immersed in training for your first 5k? Awesome, let’s jump in! What Is Couch To 5K and Why Is It So Popular? “Couch To 5K” – often abbreviated to C25K – is a free running programme that takes people from being a non-runner sat on their sofa to their first-ever 5k event, usually in 9 weeks. 5K is 5 kilometers, or 5000 meters, which is 3.1 miles. It was developed waay back in the day by a guy called Josh Clark for his website Kick! How Does The Couch To 5K Plan Work? 1.

The ultimate half marathon training plan for beginners Just entered a half marathon? Great work! It's a fantastic distance - long enough to be a real challenge to train for, but without the tiredness that full marathon training can bring with it. Now you've committed to it, that's half the work done, right? Alas, there's a few other things to get out of the way, like, well, training. But before you lace up your trainers and head out on your first training run, there's a few other things you need to know... Running may be a simple sport, but if you want to get it right come race day, there's a fair amount to consider when it comes to running your first ever half marathon. It's also a good idea to really think about recovery, rather than just considering it as 'not running' - plus mastering your nutrition, both before and during those longer runs. Given all these things to think about, it's understandable that many beginners may be a bit daunted or come to the distance feeling a little anxious. Follow a plan and give yourself 12 weeks