Sports massage is indispensable part for sportsman to prepare to tournament and one of the significant ingredients of successful competitions and winnings. The massage increases working capacity and endurance, reduce fatigue and tension after working out, quickly recovers after injures and traumas.
The kinds of sport massage
In accordance to the purpose and the course of action, some kinds of sports massaging can be distinguished:
- Post-event sports massage. The objective of this kind of massage is to improve sportsmen’s stamina, strengthen muscles and tissues for their better productivity. It can be operated on after working out in 1,5 – 5 hours and is a kind of additional physical exercise, which tones up muscles and rises their resistance to injury. Post-event sports massage can be proceeded in different techniques, which depend on the kind of sport and intensity of sport loading. Usually it lasts for 40- 60 minutes. This kind of massage can be indicated then off-season period or then restoring after traumas.
- Pre-event sports massage is used immediately before working out or competitions of in the breaks. The main objective of this type of massage is to prepare sportsman to start. Pre-event sports massage is very important before competitions in low temperatures. In general, it lasts for 5 – 25 minutes.
- Restoring massage, which objective is to restore sportsmen’s stamina after intensive working out. This kind of sports massage may be used in two stages: the first session after 15-25 minutes after finishing, the second session after 60 minutes.
What cream to use for sports massage
Special sports ointments and creams can considerably improve massage efficiency, especially for the restoring massage. Creams of this category help to boost sportsmen working capacity by their following properties:
- Activating the blood circulation intensity;
- Reducing muscle fatigue and tension;
- Regulating the exchanging processes;
- Widening blood vessels;
- Boost nerve impulse transferring;
- Strengthen muscles;
- Reducing pain;
- Reducing swellings.
The scientists of the Repharm Institute created one-of-a-kind cosmetic product for sportsmen to restore after intensive working out, to improve their working capacity and to reach impressive results in sporting.
Creams for massage Ca-Vitactive, KSICREAM and KSIGEL contain the effective natural calcium-regulating complex, which activates intracellular exchanging processes, reduces muscular tension and fatigue, and restore physical activity. Besides that, the calcium-regulating bisphosphonic complex is efficient in treatment of musculoskeletal issues.
These creams have proved their high efficiency not only in medical trials, but in practical use. Many famous Russian sportsmen use them regularly.