Athletes get injured. It seems to just be part of the training process sometimes, but that doesn't mean there aren't techniques available that can help.
Massage and recovery company Moji, a specialist in self-massage products, recommends mixing stretching and massage to aid muscle recovery. The company created the following infographic:
In its blog entry, Moji also discusses some specific stretching techniques for each physical region discussed in the infographic.
Have fun and be safe while training – and if you're on the mend, then heal well!
by Simone Haruko Smith5 years ago
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by phuasp7 years ago
What type of massage and what kind of stretching exercise is good for back pain?
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