flexibility in Chippenham

Everyday Yoga

Yoga has many health benefits. It can help improve posture as some of the poses help strengthen abdominals and back muscles to fully support body weight and enabling us to sit and stand tall, preventing niggling injuries, aches and pains.

Runners Sports Massage

Marathon Massage Therapy

Since starting marathon packages in 2018, I have helped nearly 30 people reach their marathon goals with Marathon Massage Therapy Packages. These marathon packages have been carefully designed to help get people to the start line injury free. As a marathon runner myself, I have incorporated exactly what I know I would want from a…

Menopause and Soft Tissue Therapy

Menopause and Soft Tissue Therapy

The menopause and its effects seems to be a subject verging on the taboo and yet the majority of women will pass through it, affecting us all in some way – male and female. A lesser-known effect of the reduction of oestrogen during this phase in our lives is the effect of the structure and…

bike fit

Why Have a Bike Fit?

I often hear the words, “ I’m not a proper cyclist so it wouldn’t be worth having a bike fit”, or “I’m worried I’ll come away with things I don’t need’, or even (and this is me); “I know I’ll look ridiculous as I know nothing about bikes, I just want to get on and…

Chi Running

ChiRunning Workshops

I went on a ChiRunning Workshop in Bristol at the weekend. ChiRunning originates from Danny Dreyer, a successful ultra runner and T’ai Chi expert who saw that he could combine good running technique with the principles of T’ai Chi to work with gravity rather than against it.  It uses the power of the core muscles to…

How Does Sports Massage Therapy Help

An Interview with Paul Gardiner

When did you start running? 2012. People at work signed up for Bristol Half Marathon so I thought I would. Plus I had spent years looking for a hobby to take up and had watched Anna train and enjoy races and the social aspect of it, so rather than been left with the kids all…

corsham 10k

Corsham 10k

I had a great time supporting the Corsham 10k by delivering sports massage and cheering on runners at this award winning event on Sunday. I teamed up with Pickwick Physio et al in order to treat as many people as possible and had the London Marathon app on the go bringing updates of many clients…

post run stretches

Post Run Stretches

Here are my favourite post running stretches, which have genuinely helped my recovery for thae next training run. Thank you to Kerry from Flexi-Fit,  a Yoga for Sport specialist. Contact me for help with your post run stretching and recovery.

Run Training Plans

Run Training Plans

If you are thinking of running a race to chase a personal best or to complete a new distance then training plans are essential. It is often thought that training plans are for ‘proper’ runners but actually they are useful for anyone at any running level. They are as important for injury prevention as they…

Massage Gift Vouchers

Massage Gift Vouchers Available Now

thetreatmentrooms massage gift vouchers make a thoughtful and useful present for the person in your life with niggles and/or a sporty and active lifestyle. They are available to purchase in 30 minute and 60 minute sessions or can be put towards a marathon package as part payment. Please contact me for further information or to…