What is sports massage?
Sports massage is based on classical massage and it is suitable for working and elderly people, as well as for athletes. Massage relaxes muscles and improves their blood flow and metabolism. It also improves the elasticity of muscles and tendons. Massage relieves pain and it has positive effects on stress. Massage can be an excellent addition to an athletes’ or exercisers muscle maintenance.
Sports massage is well suited for athletes as well as so called ‘ordinary’ people, regardless of age. Sports massage is more efficient compared to classical massage. More versatile grasps are used and the strength of the treatment is regulated in order to achieve the best result possible. The training and competition programs are also considered when evaluating the need for athletes massage impact.