National Heart Month

February is National Heart Month! Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women.  However it is also one of the most preventable. Some people believe that cholesterol level is the only factor to be concerned about when it comes to a healthy heart, but the keyRead more

You Deserve A Massage!

Last weekend was Valentine’s Day, and at Newtown Massage and Spa we feel this is a great opportunity to remind you of the importance of self-love. Perhaps one of your New Year’s resolutions was to take better care of yourself, but when is the last time you truly took time to relax? In today’s society,Read more

Sports Injuries and Chiropractic

Montana to Rice to … the Chiropractor Joe Montana, legendary former NFL quarterback, called it “a big part of my game … it works for me.” Nowadays, he is a spokesman of this type of care for the state of California. Montana’s former teammate, Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice, said, “it works betterRead more

Purpose-Driven Workouts

What’s Your Purpose? Everyone has heard the old cliché that the first step towards living a healthier lifestyle is standing up off the couch and going to the gym to make a change. So what’s the second step? At WHF we believe the next step is finding the purpose of your workouts. Once clients haveRead more

Periodizing Your Workouts

Have you ever gotten bored of your workout routine? Are your exercises becoming stale and monotonous? Do you want to become more enthusiastic about fitness and sharpen your focus toward reaching your goals? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then allow WHF to introduce you to the concept of periodization. Some ofRead more

Nutrient Timing

Nutrient Timing and You Everyone knows that fitness and balanced nutrition go hand-in-hand. But how do they relate? What difference does it make how many calories you consume and when you consume them? The answer lies in nutrient timing, a structured plan of nutritional consumption that serves to provide numerous health advantages. Athletes and competitorsRead more

Myofascial Release

Untying the Knots There is a good chance that at some point you have either thought to yourself or heard someone else say their body feels “all tied up in knots.” That phrase is an accurate analogy for the pain many people experience from sensitive spots in their muscles. They make us feel like ourRead more

What’s Your Fitness IQ?

There are more components to building a life of fitness than you might realize. Obviously, in order to do so, you must be physically able to exercise regularly and take care of yourself. You must have the willpower to avoid certain food cravings or periods of laziness that take you further from your fitness goals.Read more

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Is Your Soreness Normal? Have you ever woken up in the morning after a rigorous workout and been surprised to find that you are not struggling with muscle soreness? If so, you may have thought you were out of the woods—until the pain developed slowly during the day and carried into severe soreness later. IfRead more

Global Wellness Map

The Map to Your Success The keys to living a healthy and fit life seem pretty cut-and-dried: eat the right foods, exercise regularly, and the results will show themselves. But there is so much more to wellness than just those basics. Each person has what WHF calls a global wellness map. We think of itRead more