Having a regular massage is essential for maintaining and improving flexibility. Massage is a great way to relax your stressed muscles, stimulate blood flow to increase flexibility.
When you have an active body, knots and tightness are always present in your muscles, restricting your range of motion. Flexibility is important for an athlete for several reasons including injury prevention. Specific body parts of an athlete can be concentrated on to help the areas used most when doing activities. Massage can increase circulation, which helps push blood through veins effectively to fasten healing and repairing. Also keeping you to have a positive attitude.
Increased flexibility is one of the benefits gained through massage. the flexibility of muscles is reduced for a variety of reasons, which the common causes are overuse, tightness, and inflammation. Massage helps improve flexibility by increasing temperature, elasticity, breaking down adhesions, removing waste products, reducing swelling, and reducing pain. Massage reduces injury and maximizes your performance.
Benefits of Flexibility :
- Helps maintain appropriate avoid muscle shortening and muscle length
- Improves muscular weaknesses
- Reduces the risk of injury
- Improves posture and the ability to move
- Reduce the risk of lower back pain and relieve stress
- Increases the tendons’ ability to absorb energy, which decreases the chance of injury
As you grow old there are changes in your fascia or connective tissues. Calcium and adhesions increase, also the level of fragmentation and dehydration. Flexibility is reduced when there are changes in the chemical structure of tissues.
Good news! Flexibility can be achieved at any age. If you are an adult it takes longer and harder to be flexible, but good thing is, it is possible!
The first step towards greater wellbeing is flexibility. Many pains and aches we feel are the results of poor flexibility. Exercise can be very painful for lacking flexibility. Enjoy the benefits of having a flexible body like increased mobility and less likely to injure yourself. The more flexible you are, the more you feel comfortable engaging in physical activity. Which is the key to greater health and wellbeing.