Benefits of Regular Massage

3 Secret Benefits of Regular Massage Therapy

Most people consider massages to be luxurious, pampering indulgences that are only routinely available to the rich and leisured. However, with healthcare programs increasingly adding wellness and therapeutic massage treatments to their benefits packages, it’s clear that the medical benefits of massage therapy are slowly gaining wider acceptance. But aside from the rejuvenating feeling and […]

Fitness Resolutions

4 Strategies to Help Keep Your 2016 Fitness Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions are notoriously ineffective, with more than a third of people breaking their goals by the end of January. Typically, most emphasis is placed on fitness or wellness-related goals designed to help people get into shape or make a drastic lifestyle change. Instead of beating yourself up for not keeping your New Year’s […]

Soft Tissue Injuries

Treating Scarring and Soft Tissue Injuries with Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic massage has been a top treatment for soft tissue injuries such as sprains and strains for many years. It is also an excellent method for managing and reducing scar tissue. Treating scarring and soft tissue injuries is important, since the slightest restriction in your soft tissue (fascia) can have significant ramifications on other areas […]

Tone and Strengthen

What to Expect from Your First Kinesis Classes

   Kinesis® Interval Training is a fun and energetic new fitness program, but as with many exercise concepts, it can be intimidating for newcomers. Thankfully, 5focus provides a small group environment and instructors are trained to create a quality experience for both beginners and veterans. Here’s what beginners can expect during their first few 5focus Kinesis® […]

Strengthen Your Lower Back with lunges

5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Lower Back

Your lower back and core muscles are the foundation of your body’s movement, but some of the most common complaints we hear from patients are nagging issues with lower back pain. Chronic pain should be treated by your physician and appropriate exercises performed to ensure you’re treating your condition appropriately, but there are a few […]

Tone and Strengthen

Kinesis® Workouts: How One Program Can Tone and Strengthen Your Whole Body

One of Seattle’s best workouts is available at 5focus Movement Studio in South Lake Union.  Named Kinesis® after the revolutionary resistance equipment used each class; this unique interval training experience provides an efficient workout in a welcoming environment.  5focus offers all new clients a special introductory package: 3 sample classes for only $25! The Kinesis® […]