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So far Shelby Chapman has created 144 blog entries.

Stress, Anxiety, and Massage

Why get a massage? According to a survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association, 28% of Americans who get a massage do so for relaxation and stress reduction. That’s a lot of people in the US who feel strongly enough about their own experiences with massage for stress reduction to put their money on [...]

By |2019-04-19T09:14:34+00:00April 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What do we really know about pain?

  What do we really know about pain? Pain is one of those “you know it when you feel it” kind of sensations. But it’s also a strange phenomenon, when you think about it. A snowball is cold, and so it feels cold when you touch it. A block of concrete is rough, so it [...]

By |2019-04-12T14:54:18+00:00April 12th, 2019|Massage Work|

From Our Sponsored Athlete – Cate

Last month I flew thousands of miles around the world so I could run 26.2! I raced the Beppu-Oita Mainichi Marathon in Oita, Japan. I wasn't sure what to expect, running a marathon in a foreign country where I didn't speak the language. Turns out, running is pretty universal. Once the gun went off, I [...]

By |2019-04-05T20:23:26+00:00April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Take Care Of Your Skin!

Whenever you come in to get a massage at AMC, you not only get your muscles taken care of, but you also get your skin refreshed and moisturized! Now, not everyone has the time to exfoliate with oil every day (and let’s be honest, you would become a walking grease ball) but everyone can start [...]

By |2019-03-22T19:23:07+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Whole30

  At AMC we are always striving to educate our clients on practical tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle accompanied by massage. Diet is a key part. We love talking diet with our therapist as well as as our clients. Here are a few pros and cons from conversations regarding the Whole30 diet craze!   [...]

By |2019-03-16T04:15:42+00:00March 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Clean Keto that taste ‘dirty’! Massage is just one key ingredient to an overall healthy lifestyle, and diet plays a big part of that. A lot of our clients do Keto, so here are a few of our favorites:   Rosemary Bagels Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups almond flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon xanthan [...]

By |2019-02-25T22:11:19+00:00February 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Mix Tape Friday!

It’s been a while since we’ve done a mixtape Friday! So, here are our favorite picks of the week:   Drake - "Nice for What" Janelle Monáe - "Make Me Feel" Childish Gambino - "This Is America" Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton - "Say Something" Nicki Minaj - "Chun-Li" Cardi B - "Be Careful" Camila [...]

By |2019-02-15T21:09:16+00:00February 15th, 2019|Creative|

What You Need To Know About Winter Sports

We don't get snow... But our little Texas hearts can't always take the cold (below 70's weather) all that well. Here are some winter sports safety tips from your one and only AMC! Texas is no Michigan when it comes to playing sports out in the cold weather, however, we do see regular dips down [...]

By |2019-01-03T14:44:27+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Make Your Massage Last

In a world where everyone tries to make things last longer, we want to help you get all you can out of your massage. Not that we encourage getting off your massage schedule, but why not get the most bang for your buck between sessions? Getting a massage has so many benefits, but the moment [...]

By |2018-12-27T20:38:25+00:00December 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Athlete Spotlight – Allison Cleaver

Allison Cleaver, a great athlete and friend of AMC, just got back from the California International Marathon. We sat down to talk shop, and running, with her:   Austin Massage Company(AMC):  You just came back from CIM (California International Marathon). Can you tell us about it? Allison Cleaver: It was an amazing experience to say [...]

By |2018-12-13T18:03:21+00:00December 13th, 2018|Sponsored Athlete|
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