Going for a massage is something we should all treat ourselves to now and then. However treating yourself isn’t only a luxurious rest for the body – it can also bring added benefits to your health.
One major benefit of getting a regular massage is relaxation. Many of us don’t realise how important relaxation is, especially considering how much pressure our bodies can be put under from our fast paced lives or the stresses of work. This can leave a lot of people feeling deflated and less prepared to face each day with the motivation they are capable of. Relaxation can help improve this. It gives us a chance to switch off and going for a massage is the perfect way to relax and unwind. A masseur will remove any tension you are carrying in your muscles by focusing on specific areas, giving a rather pleasurable feeling leaving you happier and more relaxed.
Massages also helps ease off physical aches and pains. It doesn’t matter what type of job or lifestyle you have your body can still become stiff or painful in areas. People who spend a lot of time on their feet can suffer from upper back, shoulder and leg pains, whereas somebody with a desk job can form aches and pains in their lower back. Having a massage can help relieve the aches and pains causing you issues and improve your flexibility. Massage increases and improves circulation, so just like rubbing your elbow when you knock it on a table it helps to relieve the pain.
For people who suffer with sleep disorders massage can also help improve your sleeping routine. Insomnia is usually caused by stress and worries disturbing your rest, but it can also be caused by aches and pains causing you to feel uncomfortable. However as we mentioned earlier on a regular massage can help improve both stress and our flexibility, so you sleep easier and more peacefully.
Here at The Stable, London’s premier gay bathhouse, we offer amazingly relaxing top-to-toe massages, so if you wish to benefit from a regular massage why not visit us? We are located in central London only minutes away from Covent Garden and Soho’s gay village. Get the latest opening times and rates, and be sure to check out our special offers page for discounted entry.