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 Smith 6 years ago
When someone is "working out knots" during a massage, what is actually happening to the muscles?All I know is that it HURTS LIKE HECK when people start working on those trouble areas... but is the pain actually leading to progress?
by phuasp 8 years ago
What type of massage and what kind of stretching exercise is good for back pain?
by romper20 6 years ago
Does protein help muscle recovery?I am extremely sore from this past week and I am wondering if protein will help relieve some of the soreness?
by Kelly A Burnett 5 years ago
Ice baths and muscle recovery for athletes?What are your thoughts and experiences? What is the recommended time and temperature for an ice bath?
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