Is Massage Therapy Good for Your Heart?

The answer to the question, “Is massage therapy good for your heart?”, is a resounding YES!

Studies have shown that regular sessions of massage therapy can help heal the heart. Let’s explore some of what research and studies have found.

Studies show that massage therapy can reduce stress, promote relaxation and enhance feelings of wellbeing. Massage can stimulate the nerve endings in the skin, release endorphins (the feel good hormones) and inhibit the stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline. Blood will circulate more efficiently, blood pressure will drop and heart rates will slow down.

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Benefits of Massage Therapy for Weightlifters

Massage Therapy for WeightliftersWhether you lift weights competitively or are actively engaged in the discipline because you enjoy the benefits you reap from your hard work at your neighborhood elite power gym, all the physical and social rewards of your focused energies don’t come without a price. As you know, after each serious round of weightlifting or grueling competition, your muscles need to recover – they need time and attention. One of the absolute best ways to continue to take care of and tend to your hard-working and often overused and overloaded muscles is through the natural healing art of a soft-tissue treatment.

Here’s a look at many of the real benefits of massage therapy for weightlifters.

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