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What exactly is Sports Massage?
Sports massage is used in many ways and benefits anyone who moves, no matter what level of exercise or intensity. More than a treatment for injuries; sports massage produces overwhelming benefits physically, physiologically and psychologically. As well as treating, it is ideal to prevent injuries occurring and can be used pre, during or post an event
Due to overexertion or overuse, minor injuries can occur that cause a great deal of pain and poor athletic performance. Sports massage helps alleviate pain and prevent such injuries that greatly affect flexibility, mobility, response time, and overall athletic performance
Sports Massage purpose & benefits
Sports massage is a more vigorous style of massage and aims to increase blood flow to muscles and is designed to prepare the athlete for their best performance, reduce fatigue, and relieve muscle swelling and tension.
Heavily exercised muscles may also lose their capacity to relax, which causes chronically tight muscles and loss of flexibility. This lack of flexibility is often linked to muscle soreness and predisposes to injuries. Sports Massage helps reduce and prevent the often painful and debilitating effects of DOMS (delayed onset of muscle soreness).
Integrated into training, your muscles will relax and revitalise, and you’ll feel calmer and more focused before and after events.