Are you sticking with your new years fitness regime, but feel like your muscles are failing you? then we can help through sports therapy.
Sports massage is a great way of realising knots and forwarding the muscle fibres the right which will aid in repairing muscle tissue faster. Lymphatic drainage is also a benefit of any form of massage and this will drain the muscle of lactic acid built up through exercise.
What is sports massage?
Sports Massage is a form of bodywork that uses Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage techniques specifically adapted to deal with the effects of intense physical exertion on the body. Its primary purpose is to ease stiffness and pain in both muscles and joints, increase mobility in muscles and joints, warm muscle and connective tissue prior to exercise and help in removing toxins and lactic acid after a workout.
This modality is used before, during and after many athletic events. It has been found to enhance athletic performance by keeping muscles at their peak of flexibility and strength, while warding off injury. Massage after great exertion reduces ones level of stiffness and muscle soreness. For some athletes a massage helps keep anxiety at a minimum before competition. The Sports Massage practitioner can use certain techniques to increase body stimulation previous to an event, which increases mental alertness. Regular sports massage sessions have been shown to improve an athlete’s speed, strength, endurance and flexibility, as well as shorten recovery time between events.