With our local waters starting to warm up, many a sea-swimmer will be thinking about taking their first dip of 2016. And from thereon, many will be swimming regularly in preparation for the pier to pier and Brownsea Island swims. Swimming is an excellent mode of cardiovascular conditioning, it also
…with Fit2you in Branksome and Parkstone, Poole, Dorset. Research from Chukyo University in Japan demonstrated that a ten-minute massage after a hard workout lowered cyclists’ perceived leg fatigue and increased power. Sports massage is one of the most important tools that make a successful cyclist, yet it is often overlooked.
Stretching is important, but it needs to be done according to individual needs not just for the sake of it, and there are times/issues when it can dangerous to stretch, such as with hyper-mobile joints, and when injured or in pain. Beyond this, there’s always a debate to be had,
“The factor that probably boosted Paula Radcliffe’s performance more than any other is her ability to regenerate. Her regular massages were to give extra maintenance to the whole body. Above all it’s to give Paula’s muscles and tendons the best chance to recover from the heavy workloads she puts them