Did You Know
Posted on February 28, 2014 by Admin
We learn something new every day- whether it's meeting someone new, picking up a random fact, or diving into some rich history; we're always taking in some new info.
So what do you know about spas, massages, and pampering? We bet these interesting facts will surprise you!
Did you know...that there are around 5 million touch receptors in our skin? Touch stimulates the release of endorphins which is the body's natural painkiller, and makes us feel better.
Did you know...that massage can improve athlete's flexibility, enhances speed, and enhances power? Massage is also used in sport to reduce the risk of injury.
Did you know...that a 1 hour massage is about the same as 7-8 hours of sleep to the body? Massage allows the body to completely relax and go into a 'sleep-like' state.
Did you know...that massage may be the oldest form of medical care? Egyptian tomb paintings show people being massaged.
Did you know...that touch is the first sense to develop in humans? For some it may also be the last sense to fade.
Did you know that...Muscles are made up of groups? This ranges from about 5 in the eyelid to about 200 in the buttock muscles.
Did you know...that that one hour of massage has the effect of increasing blood flow without increasing heart rate? This is very vitalizing to the average body.
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