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Sports Massage In Typically Used Before, During & After Athletic Events.
The purpose of the treatment is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle retention. This reason why many professional and amateur sports people have this style of massage is to promote flexibility within the body. This keeps the body youthful, energetic and also helps to prevent injuries.
The aim of sports massage therapy is to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body's soft tissues during physical activity.
A good sports massage practitioner will give the muscles a really good deep tissue massage which assists in pushing out any lactic acid from the muscles. If this lactic acid stays in the muscles it makes then feel heavy and tired. More listings added every month.
Science Meets Massage
The whole area of Sports have become very scientific. For example Rafa Benetiz, the former Liverpool manager, is famed for making his players have ice cold baths after training and matches.
He gets them to do this as it has been proven that muscles recover quickly if they are wrapped in ice after a physical work out. Many masseuses and masseurs will have their own unique styles of sports massage including pressing ice packs onto muscles, while others man choose to rub deep heat of tiger balm into your body.
Before you book your massage session we recommend you ask questions about how the practitioners carries out their massage. Every sports person will have different needs based on what sports they play and their background.
Ready For Action
So if you want to keep the body in peak shape ready for your next sporting event then we suggest having a regular sports massage in London. Below is a list of some the best therapists in the city who will make sure your body is kept fit and ready. Keep coming back as more listings are added every week.