Apr 19 • 28M

PF Episode 24: Massage: The Original Medicine

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Alex Johnson
Jen Chamberlain
Two best friends trying to escape fitness culture and sharing safe, real fitness ideas for people over 40.
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Before we had modern medicine, we had…massage? That’s right. Bodywork therapies like massage, cupping and acupuncture date back to ancient times. But are they based in science? Can they really help your body recover and benefit your overall health? In this episode, Jen and Alex explore these questions, and share their own personal experiences with massage, cupping and bodywork. One quick tip from Alex…don’t buy your massages from a Groupon!