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The Good Body Team

Health & Wellbeing Specialists

Authored by our team of experts each with their own specialism, to deliver full-rounded content from multiple contributors.

Each member of The Good Body team understands the importance of research, exploring our sources and testing every facet of a product before we begin the process of sharing our findings.

Sleep, yoga, pain management, meditation, whatever aspect of wellness we’re talking about, we have years of academic, practical and lived experience to draw on.

Shiatsu Massage: Definition, Benefits, FAQs

What is Shiatsu Massage?

Shiatsu is a style of massage that involves a therapist applying pressure through a combination of techniques, such as kneading, soothing, tapping, pressing and stretching. In this article we’ll explore more about the therapy, how it differs to other forms, the wide range of benefits and answer a few frequently asked questions...

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Combating Spam on Pinterest: Why isn’t the platform interested?

Combating Spam on Pinterest

Let’s talk about the great Pin theft heist… and the big spam fest. Many other Pinterest creators out there will have witnessed the declining credibility of Pinterest over the past few years. Sadly, our experience reveals that the platform has an incessant problem with spam, one that in our opinion Pinterest doesn’t deal with satisfactorily or fairly. In fact, it appears to be getting worse. We’ve suffered first hand through our once popular Good Body Pinterest account. In this article we’ll explore the growing issue on Pinterest and their lack of action in our case to protect content creators...

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12 Ways to Build Muscle [WITHOUT Lifting Weights]

How to build muscle without lifting weights

Lifting weights isn’t for everyone, however if you want to find ways to stay fit and build muscle you might feel like it’s the only option. Thankfully there are many other ways you can consider, including a number that require very little exertion. Take a look below at our breakdown of 12 ways to build muscle without lifting weights...

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22 Ways to Decompress Your Spine (Some Are Easy)

How to decompress your spine

An eye-watering 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some stage in life, so you won’t be surprised to learn it’s one of the world’s biggest health problems. 
Whether you’re pain-free or not, understanding the different ways to practice spinal decompression is going to be a game-changer for your overall physical and mental health.

 We’ve done our research so you can learn how to decompress your spine, especially important if you have any neck, upper back or low back issues...

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18 Ways to Relax Muscles (And Relieve Tension Today)

How to relax muscles and stop spasms

There’s nothing worse than the feeling of tight, sore and tender muscles, but they’re more common than you may think! Muscle spasms can be brought on easily, but the good news is there are lots of things you can do to ease the pain, relax your muscles and even prevent cramps in the first place. Below we’ve explored 18 different (scientifically proven!) ways to relax your muscles and stop spasms...

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19 Different Types of Massage: Which Is Best For You?

Different Types of Massage

Massage therapy is when a therapist manipulates your soft tissues and muscles, by rubbing and kneading, to evoke a healing or relaxation response. However the technique used to do this differs depending on the style of massage being used. In this article we’ve explored 19 different types of massage, the benefits of each one and answered a number of frequently asked questions...

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11 Best Foods to Help You Sleep (And 5 To Avoid!)

11 Foods That Help You Sleep

Achieving a great night’s sleep is so important for your overall health and wellbeing, helping to keep your immune system strong. However, all the evidence points in the same direction — we’re getting less and less sleep. To help you experience good quality slumber, we’ve created a list of the best foods and drinks to help you sleep...

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15 Ways to Improve Circulation (and Blood Flow)

How to improve blood circulation

One essential process going on in your body right now is blood circulation, it’s a fact that it plays a fundamental role in keeping you healthy. Your heart is pumping blood and delivering oxygen and nutrients to your cells, as well as removing any waste created by your organs. With good circulation, much needed white blood cells in our immune system will be moved around the body to where they are needed the most. Now you’re probably wondering how you can give it a boost! Below we’ve explored 15 proven ways to improve your blood circulation...

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9 Best Teas for Anxiety: Natural Remedies for Relief

Best teas for anxiety

There are a number of proven ways to help, such as reciting a daily affirmation, journaling, yoga and meditation. However, have you considered the benefits of a cup of herbal tea? We’ve done the taste testing and put together a list of the nine best teas, all backed up by science, to help ease your anxiety...

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