With lots of research of the effects of massage therapy on sore and tender muscles, how can you not want to try it for yourself. It has been studied that any amount of massage therapy after a workout can affect how the muscle cell recovers. Massage therapy or often referred to as sports massage therapy can be enormously helpful when personal training. Apart from enhanced performance, faster recovery, and assistance in injury prevention, massage therapy produces overwhelming benefits for athletes physically, physiologically, and psychologically. Massage therapy is also a great way to reduce chronic pain or restricted range of motion. It helps to increase muscle flexibility and joint movement.
Benefits of massage therapy include:
- Reduced muscle tension
- Increased range of motion
- Decreased muscle stiffness and fatigue after exercise
- Improved exercise performance
- Improvement of soft tissue function
- Reduced swelling
- May help prevent injuries when massage is received regularly
- And more!
What is Fascial Stretch Therapy™? It is a table-based assisted massage therapy that focuses on your fascia. The fascia is a tissue that holds all of your muscles together and runs the length of your body. At Xelf we have a trained and certified practitioner to manipulate your body into stretching to its full capacity, and thus improving flexibility, relieving tension of joints, and enabling more muscle movement. FST™ is recommended for those who suffer from chronic joint stiffness or muscle pain or discomfort during regular exercise. FST™ has many benefits such as, optimal circulation in your muscles, joints, arteries, veins, brain and spinal cord, improved posture and functional ability, eliminates trigger points and more. Here at Xelf, we only have the best massage therapist to make sure you have optimal performance in every personal training session.
Call us today to see our massage therapist or speak with a personal trainer about why FST™ is good for your exercise sessions!
City of Stoney Creek Facts:
- The Erland Lee Museum, site of the first Women’s Institute in the World, is also located in Stoney Creek.
- The population of Stoney Creek is to 62,292.
Cities near Stoney Creek, Ontario:
- Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Brantford, Grimsby, Ancaster, Cambridge, Halton Hills, Dundas, Guelph