After working out, who doesn't need a nice deep muscles massage. Relaxing and massaging sore muscles is a must for any athlete. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this massage how to video. Start with a light massage, move to a shaking movement and f ...more
Watch this guide to the adductor muscles. This video provides professional advice on massaging techniques for the abdominal muscles. After some physical exercise, there's nothing better then a relaxing massage.
All day we use our calf muscles when we walk, run, and climb stairs. As a result calf muscles are popular massage targets. Learn the art of giving massage in this diet and health how-to video. Take Action Glide strokes towards the thigh Use palms Rotate, kneading towards the ...more
Learn how to pain down the leg and locate different muscles, such as the gluteus minimus piriformis muscle.
You may think using cups for massage is weird, but it's actually very relaxing. In this video, licensed massage therapist Athena shows you how to use the cups to effectively relax the muscles in the back. You'll come out of it feeling much less stress.
The quads are an important muscle to stretch and care for. Those get kind of tight sometimes. And one thing you really want to do when you have somebody laying on their back is you want to put some kind of pillow or bolster under their knees. Get expert tips and advice on mass ...more
The deltoids are the muscles near and above your shoulders. It goes on the front of the arm and it goes on the back of the arm to the shoulder. It gets really tight sometimes. One thing you want to find out from your person before you are doing a stretch on them on any part of ...more
This massage technique of the brachioradialis muscle helps with the biceps and brachialis as well. Here is a short guide on one of the most problamatic aspects of the body - the brachioradialis muscle.
Here is a short video on the trigger points of the adductor pollicis muscle, and the area surrounding the thumb. This video gives you a great guide to working with the adductor pollicis muscle for massage.
Watch this video and learn how to locate the supinator muscle trigger points for massage.
Learn how to locate the pterygoid muscle trigger points for massage.
Learn how to locate scalene muscles trigger points for massage.
Learn how to locate masseter muscle trigger points for massage.
Learn how to locate the flexor pollicis longus muscle (thumb) for massage.
The hips are a good place to start a massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Watch and learn how easy it is to stretch hip muscles with a message. Take Action Raise the knees Pull leg toward you as you stretch Gently rotate th ...more
Watch this great video giving you an in-depth guide to the bicep muscle. This helps you to find the trigger points of the bicep muscle through this easy and informative instructional video.
This video series explains how to pinpoint muscle groups in the neck, shoulder, back, arms and legs for giving a massage. Part 1 of 18 - How to Locate and identify muscle groups for massage. Locate and identify muscle groups for massage - Part 2 of 18. Click through to watch t ...more
Sometimes we don't have the time or money to go to a therapist to have them help us manage our stress. Using a shower to reduce stress is easy with these tips. Get advice on reducing and managing stress in the shower in this stress management how-to video. Take Action Use the ...more
If you have a partner or spouse who loves you then wrangle them in to doing this extremely relaxing stretching massage. As the name implies, this massage involves another person helping to stretch out your muscles so the tension pent up inside disappears as quickly as a Stepha ...more
Learn how to give a great, Swedish arm massage. Also, learn some muscle jargon to impress your massage.
Like a massage for your body, a hand massage helps achieve many things at once, reducing stress, reducing muscle tension and strain, and relieving coagulated chi. If an exfoliating microdermabrasion product is used you'll also end up with healthier, more glowy skin. But you d ...more
In this video, we learn how to give a professional hand massage. First, spread oil onto the hand with your hands, which will prevent you from sticking together. After this, open the hand up and interlock your fingers with theirs and start to massage the inside of the hand. Ope ...more
A long day of typing can lead to locked up fingers and hands. In this three part tutorial, learn how to massage your partner's hands and fingers at home, or apply these techniques on yourself. These professional level massage moves will leave your hands feeling more loose and ...more
Trigger point massage is a good technique to bring immediate relief to conditions like frozen shoulder, stiff neck, tennis elbow and headaches. Trigger points form whenever a muscle or joint is stressed beyond its capacity to recover. They are usually believed to be the result ...more
Massage has been around for a very long time. It has been proved that massage can help reduce stress, improve circulation, and create a feeling of well being. 54% of doctors recommend massage therapy. 85% of all diseases are believed to be stress related. Giving massages is fu ...more
In this how to video we demonstrate some techniques to help with leg cramps. These are similar to some of the techniques that we have used already for massage, some of them are and some are not. One basic rule of thumb with leg cramps is sometimes just resting is sufficient. L ...more
Relax your sweetheart after a long day of work with a neck and shoulder massage. First, you have the recipient take a deep breath (or a few breaths) to get them warmed up. Then, you start by squeezing the neck and shoulder muscles in the way shown in the video. The neck and sh ...more
The scapula is an important bone and muscle group in massage. It is important to know how to adequately massage the scapula when giving a full body massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how to video. Take Action Press area ...more
You have to do the rising moves which works on three different sections of the body which are the sides, spine, muscles at the top of your back and the shoulders. You have to spread the oil on the back. Then you have to warm up the muscles. The first move is very straight forw ...more
• Start by warming and relaxing the lower back of the person you are looking to massage. Warm some massage oil in your hands, and spread it evenly over their lower back. • Start to relax the muscles of the lower back by lightly massaging in circles, moving away from the spine ...more
Neck pain can be the worst. Be aware of daily habits that may be causing your chronic neck pain and replace them with healthy choices. In this tutorial, learn how to soothe chronic neck pain. You Will Need: • An ice pack • Neck and shoulder exercises • A massage • Good po ...more
This video series is going to demonstrate techniques on how to do sports massage for the back, lower back, the upper back and the arms. Using friction and warming the muscles, using cross-fiber and pulling the muscles apart, and using the forearm and the closed hands and fists ...more
Watch this video to learn about the abdominal muscles, how to locate and massage them.
Got an achy back that won't go away? Not all of us have the money to splurge on a massage therapist, but there are several DIY techniques that may help alleviate your back pain and muscle discomfort without completely breaking the bank. Thank goodness for those spare socks wit ...more
In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a leg massage technique to work, soothe and relax leg muscles. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more informat ...more
Hamstrings are an important muscle and hamstring injuries are common. Massaging hamstring injuries can soothe hamstring sprains. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Take Action Use elbows and forearms Ask person about comfort Perfo ...more
The shoulders can often be the point of most tension held in the body. These simple techniques will melt it all away. Massage strokes are demonstrated to ease the stressed muscles in the shoulders. Watch this video massage tutorial and learn how to give a shoulder massage.
Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted it band massage with foam roller. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: outer thighs Equipment: foam roller Training Type: massage assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: side lying Exercise with the assisted it band massage. Cli ...more
Learn how to exercise by doing the abs self massage with foam roller. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Equipment: foam roller Training Type: massage self Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: face down Exercise with the abs self massage. Click through to wat ...more
Take a load off! Give your friend or lover or partner an enjoyable leg massage! These techniques will surely sooth sore muscles.
Some people don't have this muscle, but if they do learn how to locate the subclavius trigger points for massage.
Watch this video for some great techniques for massaging those sore arm muscles. Part 1 of 2 - How to Massage someone's arms. Part 2 of 2 - How to Massage someone's arms.
Massage therapy is the application of pressure to the muscles and soft tissues of the body for relaxation and health. It addresses a variety of conditions such as stress-related illness, sleep disorders, pain, headaches, high blood pressure, diabetes, post-operative swelling, ...more
Massage yourself with oil to relieve stress and soreness. You don't really require that much oil. Our skin has a lot of oil already. Use a little bit of oil, rub it on your hands and go deep. Treat your muscles with self massage in this health how-to video. Take Action Use a ...more
Pinched nerves usually occur in the neck, but can lead to pain and muscle spasms throughout the upper back and arm. And despite all the rumors, neck nerves are not pinched by muscles, but rather by disks in your back. Learn how to treat a pinched nerve in the neck and stay fit ...more
Written By Bea Broda Nestled into the spectacular Okanagan region of British Columbia, the Sparkling Hill Resort is a 152-room resort and wellness hotel that offers traditional treatments, including reflexology, aromatherapy, soothing moor mud wraps and therapeutic massages, ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to do a Chinese cupping back massage. Cupping is an old technique that is still practiced in China and eastern Europe. First, set fire to some cotton balls. Now, place them into the cup and pull the air out of the cup. Quickly place the cup on th ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to massage the feet with Vicky Letch. You want to start off by rubbing oil on your hands and on the foot as well. Bring your hands from the top of the toes going down to the ankle, then bring your hands back up. Cup the foot so there is one hand ...more
General Tips for Exercising in the Heat -Schedule workouts for the cooler times of the day. -Allow overweight, out of shape or unacclimated kids time to acclimate to the heat. -Schedule timed water and rest breaks every 30 minutes during activities. During these breaks, do ...more
In this tutorial, Karina Hayes-Blakely tells us how to get your body ready for singing. It's important to be relaxed, since singing is something that allows sound to come out. First, drop your shoulders and elongate your neck. You will want it to feel like there is a cord on y ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to do a 15 minute neck and shoulder massage. First, make sure your customer is comfortable and relaxed. Now, start by addressing the major muscles in the back of the neck, top of the shoulders, arms, and the back. Now, apply percussive ...more
After a long day at work, your back can feel pretty sore. Fortunately, if you don't have enough cash to go to a chiropractor or massage studio regularly, there are some free and easy exercises you can perform at home. In this video from the gurus at Diet.com, learn how to perf ...more
A pregnant woman's feet tend to be one thing you can always count on to ache. In this video, learn how to give a great foot massage to a woman who's pregnant with help from licensed massage therapist, Willow Hajicek. When giving a foot massage during pregnancy, one should use ...more
Georgia Koons demonstrates how to give a relaxing and holistic facial massage. A facial massage has many benefits. It can be anti-aging because it causes the blood to better circulate in your face. It can be relaxing by massaging in soft circular motions. Any type of massage i ...more
Psychetruth shows you how to give a massage. Start out by using any kind of oil, not to much, just enough to create slip. Take your thumbs and run down the spine. Feel if there are any points that need to be massaged longer. Move up to shoulder and work the mussels in that are ...more
Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more
Shin splints are a form of inflammation and they come when you are probably running or doing some kind of physical activity too aggressively. So really, truly, the best thing for shin splints is rest. Ice is also another good way to get some relief from shin splints. And usual ...more
Runners tend to suffer from painful shin splints. Treatment techniques for dealing with shin splints can provide tremendous relief to runners and others who suffer. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch calf muscle Ge ...more
Pregnancy massage may reduce stress, decrease swelling in arms and legs, and relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints. Pregnancy massage is becoming increasingly popular with mothers-to-be. You might have heard of it before, but may not know what it involves or who to go ...more
Expert massage therapist Jinilee Reavis offers an introduction to hot stone massage therapy in this video series. She offers information about heating the stones, how the combination of heat and weight is therapeutic for relaxing muscles, and when to apply lotion to maximize t ...more