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Got Muscle Knots?

Muscle knots, or myofascial trigger points, are those painful, annoying, and tight areas in muscles that occur when fibers contract and fail to relax. Common causes include stress, poor posture, overuse, and muscle injuries.

How to Loosen Muscle Knots

1. **Stretching**: Gently stretch the affected area to relax the muscle. It can work wonders!

2. **Massage**: Use your fingers, a foam roller, or a massage ball to apply pressure to the knot. Instant relief.

3. **Heat Therapy**: Apply a warm compress or heating pad to increase blood flow and melt away tension.

4. **Cold Therapy**: Use an ice pack to reduce inflammation and numb pain. Chill it out.

5. **Hydration**: Drink plenty of water to maintain muscle health. Muscles love being hydrated.

6. **Good Posture**: Maintain proper posture to reduce muscle strain. Your muscles will thank you.

7. **Regular Exercise**: Stay active to keep muscles flexible and strong, loose and happy.

For persistent knots, consider consulting a physical therapist, massage therapist, or chiropractor for specialized treatment. By addressing muscle knots promptly, you can alleviate discomfort and improve muscle function.

Say goodbye to muscle knots and hello to smooth, relaxed muscles!!

Jode xo

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Monday: HIIT with the heavy weights @ the Little Theater and on Zoom - 8:15-9:15 am

Tuesday: Teeny Tiny Weight Burn Out @ the Little Theater and on Zoom - 8:15-9:15 am

Wednesday: Cardio Dance Off @ the Little Theater and on Zoom - 5:15-6 pm

Thursday: PiYo @ The Athletic Club and on Zoom - 12-1 pm

Friday: HIIT with the heavy ones @ the Little Theater and on Zoom - 8:15-9:15 am


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