Tag: painful

My Relationship with Pain

Remember that saying "No pain, no gain?" that was touted in the heyday of the fitness gym where it was suggested if your workouts didn't result in pain, you weren't trying hard enough and wouldn't benefit as much as you could? There were similar thoughts in the massage and Rolfing worlds, where it was believed deep tissue work that hurt was the only thing that would result in lasting change. Luckily things have taken a turn in both worlds (although there are certainly holdouts amongst both p

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