One of my goals when I turned 40 was to start doing triathlons. It's been going really well, but to be honest, no matter how much training I do it's still obvious that I'm not 21 anymore, especially when I try and get out of bed after a big race. I find that getting a massage after a big race really helps me to be able to move more freely and sleep easily, without waking up feeling sore and tender all over. This blog has some of my research about the therapeutic uses of massage in post event recovery and training.
Most people are familiar with the term physiotherapy. Nevertheless, the same individuals associate this exercise treatment with professional athletes whose bodies undergo a substantial degree of strain every time they engage in their specific field of sports. However, while physio is integral to the overall well-being of professional athletes, it is just as essential for amateur athletes! Whether you are training to run your first marathon, play a weekly game of basketball with your friends or simply jog every morning, you need to receive physiotherapy on a routine basis to help you attain your fitness goals. [Read More]