Thursday, 10 March 2016

Massage Therapy For Athletes

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As an exerciser or an athlete, you’ll benefit more from a deep tissue or sports massage than you will a spa soft-and-gentle-and-smelling-good massage.

A sports massage often involves a fast-paced massage, stretching and other approaches, depending upon the sport in which you participate. It can be tailored to be used as a pre-workout stretch and opportunity to warm up the muscles or used as a post-workout massage designed to reduce soreness and increase flexibility.  

The deep tissue massage often is suggested by massage therapists because it works on particular issues you may have, applying heavier pressure on layers of muscles and other deep tissues.  Don’t expect to be comfortable throughout this massage. It’s designed to get into knots and tension the muscles may be holding.  But be prepared.  With their attention to soft tissue aches and pains, either type of massage can leave you feeling sore.