Exercise in menopause

We all know it’s good to keep active but what types of exercise are best during the menopausal years? Yoga ticks many boxes as not only can it maintain and increase flexibility it also helps induce relaxation and reduces stress levels. You can’t beat being outdoors to lift your mood too, so I’d definitely recommend […]


Core strength refers to the muscular control needed to maintain stability around the lower back and pelvis. These muscles not only have to be strong but need to respond quickly to stabilise the lower back and pelvis during movements such as running, jumping and kicking. Core muscles include the pelvic floor, diaphragm and the abdominal […]

The Grindleford Goat Sportive

This weekend the annual sportive known as the Grindleford Goat takes place. It’s hard and hilly and you have to be pretty fit to do it. I have done the post event massage at this sportive before and heard the stories of triumph and the tales of endurance and as a cyclist myself I know […]

The Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

1. Alleviates Chronic Back Pain One study that compared the effectiveness of two different kinds of massages for treating chronic back pain, therapeutic (lighter) massage versus deep tissue massage (DTM), found that DTM treatment over the course of 10 days resulted in significantly better improvements in pain compared to therapeutic massage (Studies in Health Technology […]

Sports and Remedial Massage Free Taster Sessions!

Do you have a sports injury or a long standing health condition? You may benefit from a sports and remedial massage. If you live in or around the Sheffield area then come and see me for a free fifteen minute taster session and see how I can help you. Sports Massage Flyer