Massage guns work, but they need to be used correctly
Based on product principle alone, massage gun is effective.
Massage guns are popular around the world
The effect of massage gun
Recovery after exercise
Improve Athletic performance
Improve blood circulation
Guide to massage gun use
- 1. Slow start: The characteristics of mechanical conduction and electric hitting of massage gun make it impossible for many people to quantify its strength. It is recommended that all bodybuilders start from the lowest intensity to massage, and then gradually increase the intensity;
- 2. Avoid touching bones: Massaging a bone with a massaging gun is equivalent to hitting it with a hammer and does not provide any benefit. It is recommended to start massaging the larger muscle groups, such as the gluteus maximus, quadriceps, calf, latissimus dorsi and trapezius muscles, with the aid of one hand to help identify bone areas to avoid.
- 3. Keep moving: Make sure you don't press too hard or stay in one place for too long, which can easily cause local damage. Keep the gun moving as much as possible for best results;
- 4. Longer is not always better: although after 90 minutes of manual massage, the results are very good. But for the massage gun, try to control the massage area of each part between 3 and 5 minutes.
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