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Increase Flexibility with Massage Therapy

John L. Pantera Jul 22, 2015

You do not have to be an athlete to realize that being flexible is a necessary part of life. Think about the aches and pains and the grunts and moans as you live your life. If it seems that these grunts and groans are coming more and more often, you might want to think about therapeutic massage as a natural way to help improve your flexibility and overall health. 

Life with Motion 
Regular massage therapy helps to loosen muscles and tendons in your body. Massage causes friction that warms your body increasing blood flow. This helps your muscles have more elasticity increasing your range of motion and overall flexibility. 

Get Rid of Lactic Acid
Lactic acid is a killer when you are working out. As soon as it builds up your muscles begin tighten and drastically decreases your range of motion causing cramps and pain. A regular sports massage will help reduce lactic acid build up and condition your muscles to be more flexible. 

Ease the Pain 
One of the key advantages of increased flexibility is the reduced risk of pain and injury. Simply put — the more flexible you are, the less strain your muscles will have. With regular massage therapy and more flexibility, your body will heal faster after strenuous activities. 

It does not matter if you are a top athlete or someone who is just trying to live a healthier lifestyle; being more flexible and increasing your range of motion will improve your overall wellbeing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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