Category: Health

What causes fluid retention?

Your body is made up mainly of water. When your hydration level is not balanced, your body tends to hang on to that water. Usually, water retention may cause you to feel heavier than normal, and less nimble or active. It can also cause:… Continue Reading “What causes fluid retention?”

Manual lymphatic drainage trials: Treating Fibromyalgia pain symptoms

Background on the trial This trial has been organised independently by Melanie at Ryding2Health Ltd Invercargill. We were interested to find out whether there was evidence that MLD could help manage symptoms for sufferers of fibromyalgia because we see so many people with this… Continue Reading “Manual lymphatic drainage trials: Treating Fibromyalgia pain symptoms”

Is running slowly better for my knees?

This was a great question, posed to us by a runner client of ours who is suffering from knee pain. He is training for a middle distance triathlon and wanted to know if running the long distances slower would be better for his joints.… Continue Reading “Is running slowly better for my knees?”

What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

This is the newest massage service on offer at Ryding2Health, but what is it and who can it help? Well, let us explain!

Winter blues; bottling the exercise buzz!

Everyone knows what it’s like to struggle with the winter blues: dark mornings, days and nights make dragging that booty out to do a workout all the more challenging. I often get asked how do you do it? So’ I’ll try to break it… Continue Reading “Winter blues; bottling the exercise buzz!”

What does massage actually do?

A curious yet super simple question that we were asked last week: so here is the answer in non technical language!