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  • What Is a "Lymphatic Drainage Workout Massage" and Is it Worth It?

    What Is a "Lymphatic Drainage Workout Massage" and Is it Worth It?

    We are often asked "what exactly is a mechanical body roll massage, and why should I do it?". Read on as we answer our most frequently asked questions... What is INSTAROLL (a body roll massage)? Body rolling is an innovative massage therapy system that improves musculoskeletal function, as well as helps to promote healthy fat and cellulite reduction. The roller operates by providing an active massage to the regions it contacts, which focuses on improving blood circulation into the muscle tissues in which it may be limited, which oxygenates these regions and helps to burn fat. Additionally, the massage stimulates improved drainage of lymph fluid and toxins from the skin and ....

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  • 3 Ways Infrared Sauna Relieves Allergies Naturally

    3 Ways Infrared Sauna Relieves Allergies Naturally

    Wouldn’t you love to be able to walk outside and enjoy a beautiful spring or fall day without the misery of sneezing, wheezing, coughing, or an itchy, runny nose? Allergicrhinitis is a chronic respiratory condition that can interrupt your daily life with unpleasantsymptoms triggered by ordinary substances, such as pollen or dust. It’sestimated that up to 40 percent of people in the world suffer from it, and it’s the fifth most common cause of chronic illness in the U.S. When your body sees the budding trees, fresh-cut grass, and pollen-filled air as the enemy and reacts with inflammatory histamines, you may find yourself desperate for reliefthat doesn’t make you ....

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  • Happy Spring! The Benefits of Variable Spring Tension

    Happy Spring! The Benefits of Variable Spring Tension

    Happy first day of spring! 🌼 As the weather starts to warm up and the days get longer, it's the perfect time to focus on your fitness and start incorporating some new challenges into your routine. And, if you're a Megaformer enthusiast like we are, you know that one of the key benefits of this amazing machine is the variable spring tension. Here's some of our favorite reasons why variable spring tension, and the way we utilize it here at InstaPhysique, is going to give you the most efficient and effective workout in only 40 minutes: 1. Variable spring tension allows you to perform movements that are difficult or impossible to perform with static weights. And, because the ....

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  • Boosting Your Lymphatic System and Immune Function: Tips for a Healthier You

    Boosting Your Lymphatic System and Immune Function: Tips for a Healthier You

    The lymphatic system is one of the most overlooked yet significant systems in the body. It includes a complex network of vessels, ducts, lymph nodes, the spleen, the thymus, the adenoids, and the tonsils, and it’s expansive system travels throughout the body to remove waste from every cell while helping to regulate the immune system. The lymphatic vessels act like a giant drainage system for the body that needs to stay clear for it to work properly.The lymph must flow freely to ensure that waste products and fluids do not build up in the tissues. Just like in your home if the drains are clogged in your toilet or sink, you can’t get rid of waste effectively—the ....

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  • Why Are Your Intrinsic Muscles So Important?

    Why Are Your Intrinsic Muscles So Important?

    What are the intrinsic muscles? The intrinsic muscles are those smaller muscles that exist entirely within the confines of the muscle and the occur deep within the structure. For example, the extrinsic core is made up of larger muscles you know like the gluteal muscles, hamstrings, adductors and lats – while the intrinsic core is composed of the transverse abdominals, internal, multifidus, diaphragm and pelvic floor. The function of these muscles is to support the lumbar spine and create intra-abdominal pressure. If there is a lack of strength in any one of these essential muscles, you may notice posture changes such as a slouched forward posture through the shoulders and ....

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  • Tired of Poor Posture?

    Tired of Poor Posture?

    One of the most important things about body mechanics and posture is alignment. As humans, our posture represents how well we move – your posture says a lot about how your muscles and joints are working. Many pains and problems in the body are associated with long-term misalignments. For example, a golf player who is always swinging and rotating in one direction may lead themselves to having asymmetrical overuse injuries over time. These can happen from bad habits or outside forces such as accidents or sports activities. Remember, what you tend to do most your body will want to adapt to (p.s. this is why we constantly vary tempo, angles, range of motion, tension, etc. when training ....

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  • How Infrared Sauna Therapy Can Boost Your Immune System

    How Infrared Sauna Therapy Can Boost Your Immune System

    While there may not be an actual “cold and flu season”, winter is a time immune systems are weaker because of lack of sun, intake of sugary food, holiday stress, and less sleep. Most of us know the traditional benefits associated with sauna use, including relaxation, stress reduction, sweating and toxin release, but did you know that the patented heating and near-infrared light technology in the Sunlighten 3in1 sauna we use at InstaPhysique can actually strengthen your immune system? In this blog, we will discuss how infrared saunas can help strengthen your immune system for the cold and flu season. How a Fever Improves Immune Function Hippocrates famously said, “Give me ....

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  • Let's Talk Angles

    Let's Talk Angles

    The work we do on the Mega is adjustable to training at different angles to help recruit different muscle groups and train functional movement patterns. Each workout is programmed to take your body to a certain threshold of intensity to stimulate the body’s adaptive changes. When the body is training at an effective intensity and the muscles are being effectively stimulated, your results are maximized. One of the key elements we use to effectively stimulate your body’s adaptive changes is effective form – YOUR ANGLES MATTER! Changing the angle of the body can change the way gravity affects the exercise. It will also change where you feel the work and the intensity of ....

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  • Beyond Building Muscle, The Right Recovery is Important

    Beyond Building Muscle, The Right Recovery is Important

    No one wants muscle soreness to slow them down. Whether you’re a competitive athlete, a weekend golfer, or simply trying to stay active, proper muscle recovery impacts your ability to keep doing what you love. For athletes of all levels, research shows infrared saunas are useful in enhancing muscle recovery and performance. Your recovery process, or downtime between your workout or training sessions, should be equally as important as your training when trying to build muscle or enhance performance. During your recovery process, energy is restored and the body is able to heal tissue damage and rebuild muscles. Building muscle not only increases strength, but also boosts metabolism, ....

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  • Need Relaxation? How Infrared Sauna Therapy Helps

    Need Relaxation? How Infrared Sauna Therapy Helps

    How Infrared Sauna Therapy can help with Relaxation Stepping out of a sauna is an incredibly refreshing feeling. No matter how much time you were able to sit (and sweat), your mind feels clearer, and you may wish you were able to do this every day. Thankfully, with our Sunlighten 3in1 infrared sauna, you can – and should. That’s because our infrared sauna has been linked to helping you relax and bolstering your physical and mental wellness. Read on to learn how infrared heat helps you achieve that blissful, relaxed state. What is infrared heat? First, it’s important to understand that not all saunas are built the same. While many of them are great for optimizing wellness, ....

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