Should Your Exercise Routine Include Massage?


Many people focus on the active part of exercise -- lifting more weights or running more miles, but you build muscle during recovery, not while you’re exercising. For this reason, athletes of all levels are starting to pay equal attention to both exercise routines and recovery periods. And for many, sports massage (post-workout massage) has become a vital tool in the recovery process.

Reaching targets and goals in the gym are a great way of staying in shape, but strenuous activities such as weight lifting and intense cardio training can leave your body feeling tired and achy, which can slowdown the recovery process. Combat these symptoms and speed up the recovery process with a sports massage (post-workout massage).

Sports massage (post-workout massage) is a specific form of massage designed to help achieve the best possible performance and conditioning. This form of massage benefits all types of athletes; from the weekend warrior to the serious competitor. Receiving a sports massage (post-workout massage) on a regular basis can increase muscle flexibility, relieve tension, reduce pain and inflammation from overuse during physical activity, aide weight loss and promote quick recoveries. Meaning you can work harder and more often.

This deep and intensive treatment gets right to the root of muscular problems and can very often enhance performance and unlock trigger points within the muscles.

Sports massage can benefit anyone who engages in physical activity, including swimmers, weight lifters, golfers, ball players, runners, tennis players, boxers, skaters and dancers.

Book in for a sports massage (post-workout massage) at Le Masseur Personnel in Reading and Caversham.

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Raphael Ray
Le Masseur Personnel