Working out can leave your body and mind feeling refreshed and stronger, but difficult routines, like HIIT, can also lead to soreness. For relief from tension and chronic muscle pain, get a deep tissue men’s massage. Here’s why this is worthwhile.
Why Get a Deep Tissue Men’s Massage?
1. Aid in Injury Rehabilitation
If you’ve injured yourself during a workout and need to heal quickly, deep tissue massage will help. This technique addresses areas of tightness and contraction, such as the lower back, neck, legs, and shoulders. These areas can become chronically tight in athletes, and active men especially can benefit from a targeted massage. The varied pressure of the strokes helps to break up adhesions and scar tissue, increasing blood flow and decreasing inflammation.
2. Minimize Symptoms
The symptoms of muscle tension, posture issues, sciatica, tennis elbow, repetitive strain injuries, and Piriformis syndrome can all be helped by deep tissue massage. For example, it can relax your muscles and fix alignment issues, improving your posture, and, in turn, preventing lower back pain. However, ask your therapist about any sports injuries or chronic issues before getting treatment.
3. Prevent Injury
Because regular massage loosens tight muscles and improves range of motion and flexibility, it helps prevent injuries from HIIT workouts, which require a lot from the body. It also reduces DOMS (delayed onset of muscle soreness), making it popular for athletes. Plus, massage is highly individualized and customizable, so a therapist can help with whatever your issues are.
If you’re a regular at Equinox Gym® or Barry's Bootcamp® and are feeling the post-workout burn, get a men’s massage at the New Paradise Men's Spa in Hell’s Kitchen. This Manhattan men’s spa features deep tissue, Swedish, and Shiatsu style massages. They are committed to creating a relaxing, professional, and premium spa experience for their clients. Call (646) 559-1621 to book an appointment, or visit the website to learn more.