Sports Massage

Sports Massage

Sports massage is in high demand for sportspeople like runners, tennis players, or football players. In this article, I will explain what is a sports massage.

It is designed to help the muscular system and depence what type of training you do

Can be done to help you gain flexibility, recover for muscle after a long training or to prevent injuries

Sports massage

During the preparation for a race is recommended to do at least a massage once a month to put the muscles in a good condition

Firm pressure and slow and usually is done on the legs, the feeling might be uncomfortable but it depend of how you handle with pressure

There are athletes who like very deep and some other not, it is very important to have good communication between the therapist and the client


Pre-training massage

The principal objective is to warm up the body, improve circulation and lower the stress level and optimize the body in training session o competition

High levels of adrenaline and stress can affect negatively on athlete’s performance and cost muscular tension


Post competition massage

It is normally applied for recovery. It is done after the race to reduce inflammation or muscle soreness

Also important that the athlete has been drinking enough water. The massage takes around 20min and it is available in some running races

On this article, you have the bases of work between and therapist and a client but there is no exact route because depence of many factors

If the athlete combines work, sports and family usually does not have much time to come for a massage treatment

Compromise. There are athletes that take very serious diet, rest, massages and other not

If your massage therapist is far from where you live also make it more difficult to come




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