Post-workout recovery is one of the most overlooked aspects of your training routine. Most people are very excited to start their Fitness journey. They start training at a gym, buy their equipment ( clothes, gloves, towels), purchase all of their supplements, and start to eat healthier. All of that is necessary in order to get in shape. However, once you begin training you’re going to notice that body parts start to feel sore. You’re going to notice tightness, body aches, and swollen areas. This is all normal when you decide to start training. However, if not taken care of properly, these things can lead to injuries and long term inflammation. Here are some wellness and recovery ideas to help keep your body in tip top shape.
A Hypervolt massage is a great way to relax and reduce inflammation after a workout. The Hypervolt relieves stress and relaxes the body by releasing tension and fluid deep in the muscles to increase tissue metabolism. It Increases blood and lymphatic circulation, which allow more oxygen and nutrients to reach the muscles. Hypervolt massages encourage healing of atrophied muscles by “waking them up” to allow for faster healing with increased flexibility. It releases lactic acid build up in the body, often a result of intense exercise. The Hypervolt also stimulates nerve receptors, which cause vasodilation in the skin and muscles to improve mobility. Breaks up scar tissue by deeply massaging collagen fibers to alleviate pain and relieve constriction. Enhances the range of motion by creating more flexible joints and reducing the risk of strains and sprains. Improves overall wellness. Regular use of a Hypervolt can improve sleep and immunity, as well as reduce anxiety.
Sports Therapeutic massages are extremely helpful in recovering post workout.
The long-term effects of stress can take emotional and physical tolls. Massage therapy may relieve stress and conditions associated with it, such as tension headaches . Medical stress indicates that massage therapy can help boost immune system strength by increasing the activity level of the body’s natural “killer T cells,” which fight off viruses. Research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression (all associated with mental health) may be directly affected with massage therapy. Managing pain can negatively affect a person’s quality of life and impede recovery from illness or injury. Recent findings highlight the role of massage in pain management. Improve physical fitness in elite and recreational athletes alike can benefit from massage therapy-massage can reduce muscle tension, improve exercise performance and prevent injuries.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Injury sucks. On top of the pain, it can feel like your momentum is gone, your results are in jeopardy and all you can do is wait-—but that’s not true. Cupping therapy accelerates healing from injuries, strains and sprains to get you out of pain and back to being active faster. No more waiting around to get better; cupping is trusted by Olympians and elite athletes for good reason.
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