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Overtraining Syndrome: Not Losing Weight and Training Hard?

Shedding excess winter weight has never been an issue for me-until now. Having trained and run triathlons and races, I had always been able to figure out what needed to happen to get my body back into the shape I needed it to be in. But this year, I was going crazy trying to figure [] The post Overtraining Syndrome: Not Losing Weight and Training Hard? appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapist NH.

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Stopping Personal Body Shaming

Last year I wrote a blog about body image and self esteem. Most of us are our own worst critics, and that‘s fine. But we should be very careful about how we talk about ourselves in front of our children! I have a beautiful 5-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son. They are the light of [] The post Stopping Personal Body Shaming appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapist NH.

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Lymph Drainage Therapy for Sports Injuries and Performance

This is my fourth and final blog in a series about the benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy (LDT). I hope this series has provided you with a greater understanding of the numerous benefits of LDT. I will likely revisit this topic in the future, but this is it for now. I don‘t want you to [] The post Lymph Drainage Therapy for Sports Injuries and Performance appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapist NH.

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Dieting and the Gluten-Free Dilemma

This month, I thought I would give one of my respected colleagues, Kyle Arsenault from Top Fitness, an opportunity to be a guest blogger on my site. I have been working with the Top Fitness team for four years and could not be happier with the fitness results! Kyle has written some insights on gluten [] The post Dieting and the Gluten-Free Dilemma appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapist NH.

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Adding Pilates to Your Workout Routine

Whether you‘re a marathon runner or trying to get out of a workout rut with a new fitness routine, it‘s important to incorporate exercises that strengthen your core. Pilates is a complete mind-body method of physical conditioning that focuses on the core of the body. It will improve your overall fitness and help prevent [] The post Adding Pilates to Your Workout Routine appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapist NH.

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Massage Therapy for Piriformis Syndrome

We‘ve all felt it at some pointthat awful ache and tingling in the buttocks and lower back. Sometimes it shoots right down your leg to behind the knee. If you suffer from Piriformis Syndrome, you understand better than any of us what a struggle it can be! We‘re going to take a quick look at [] The post Massage Therapy for Piriformis Syndrome appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapist NH.

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Benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy: Sinus Relief

Lymph Drainage Therapy (LDT), or Manual Lymphatic Drainage is the process of using gentle manual sequenced movements with the intent to help the Lymph system drain its stores of waste out of your body. When your Lymph system is not flowing correctly, it doesn‘t take long for your body to feel the negative effects. There [] The post Benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy: Sinus Relief appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapist N

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The Link Between Self Care and Grief Recovery

In this month‘s blog, Grief and Growth Coach Gabi Gilliland, CPC, ACC, speaks about the grieving process and the benefits of cranio-sacral therapy (CST) in grief recovery. CST is a gentle, yet powerful treatment modality that helps reverse the negative physical effects grief can have on the body. It allows stresses, strains, and tensions brought [] The post The Link Between Self Care and Grief Recovery appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licen

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Benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy: Pre and Post Surgery

This is the second blog in a series about the benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy. Most people have no idea what Lymph Drainage Therapy is. Just hearing theword drainagemight gross you out. However, LDTcan be a powerfultool for improving your overall health and quality of life. And you don‘t need to be sick in order [] The post Benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy: Pre and Post Surgery appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapi

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Benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy of the Liver

This is the third blog in a series about the benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy (LDT). The holiday season is a joyous time filled with cherished traditions, get-togethers, gift giving, and delicious treats. But if you‘re like most, you probably ate and drank a little too much, which can put a strain on your liver [] The post Benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy of the Liver appeared first on Allyssa Bedard Licensed Massage Therapist NH.

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