Massages Help Your Body Recover from Extreme Workout Sessions

Exercise is extremely beneficial for our physical and mental health. Regular activity encourages the release of endorphins which make us feel happy, while it also gets our blood flowing and energy levels up. Some people have workout routines they follow every day, while others just try to squeeze in an exercise when it’s convenient. Regardless of your level of activity, massage therapy can act as the perfect workout tool. 

Some people lack the motivation it takes to keep up with a regular exercise program. Many factors can deter one’s workout goals like busy schedules, aches and pains, or simply low energy. One thing massage offers is a way to increase oxygen levels and produce serotonin and endorphins, just as working out does. This added burst of energy and happiness may be just what you need to get up and head to the gym or pop in that workout tape at home!

If you’re already following a pretty steady workout routine, your muscles and joints are bound to be sore. The more stress and strain you place on them, the stronger they’ll get in time. However, you could risk damage if you’re not properly taking care of your body. By making time for massages after your workouts, a skilled professional can relieve some of that soreness from your muscles, allowing you to heal more quickly while increasing the ability of your muscles to gain mass as you continue to strengthen them.

When you come to LaVida Massage of Washington Township, we'll introduce you to a variety of massages that can be tailored to your needs. Explore the benefits of our Deep Tissue Massage for major stiffness that can result from running or lifting weights. We also offer Trigger Point TherapyAromatherapy for increased relaxation, and much more to help you find your perfect fit. Especially with the weather getting colder, our joints and muscles need to be warmed up.

Contact our expert staff to schedule your massage appointment today!

How Can Massage Therapy Help Sciatica?

Sciatica pain affects a large number of people every year and in some case, can be debilitating. This pain can cause difficulty in doing simple daily activities such as walking or sitting down and getting up from a chair. The most common cause of...

How Often Should You Get a Massage?

Massage therapy has been used to relieve pain for over two thousand years. It is extremely beneficial for loosening joints, which is why it may help to relieve your arthritis pain. Although the cartilage degeneration associated with arthritis cannot...

The Benefits of Massage for Your Skin

A massage can make you feel rejuvenated, relaxed, and less stressed, but the treatment also has surprising benefits for your skin. Massage loosens the muscles and helps increase blood flow, which stimulates your skin to do positive things. Stopping...

How Massage Therapy Can Help Your Migraines

It's back. That throbbing, pulsing pain behind your eyes. You feel nauseous from light and sound. You just want to crawl under the covers until your migraine goes away. You aren't alone. More than 3 million migraine cases are reported...

Steps to Keeping Your Fitness Resolutions

Fitness resolutions do not have to start with the beginning of each year. You can decide to make a lifestyle change at any point and having the tools necessary to keep these fitness resolutions will help you reach your goals. If you find...

Can Massage Therapy Help with Your Stretch Marks?

Massage has many benefits, including its ability to reduce the appearance of stretch marks. Women and men of all ages and sizes find stretch marks on their bodies at some point in their lives. For some, stretch marks are more likely and more visible...

Massage Therapy for Weightlifters

People who regularly lift weights can receive so many great benefits from massage therapy. Massage could increase their competition level by enhancing performance, helping them reach their body’s maximum potential without as much exertion....

Get Seasonal Allergy Relief With a Facial Massage

Seasonal allergies come in all shapes and forms. Some people are allergic to the pollen that comes about during spring, while others are more affected by grass clippings, the change in the weather and a host of other issues. While seasonal allergy...

Relax and Rejuvenate With a Professional Massage

The struggle of facing daily challenges can cause a lot of stress, and the importance of getting stress relief is something that many people often ignore. If not properly treated, a buildup of stress may cause unwanted side effects in the body,...

Sports Massages Support Athletes

Massage and physical therapy are crucial for athletes trying to maintain and improve their performance out on the field. As one of the oldest forms of physical therapy, sports massage has played a vital role for athletic training since Ancient Rome....

Massage Therapy Reduces Risk of Stroke

 It is something that comes suddenly, without warning, which is why its consequences can be so debilitating. It is also something that involves long, and often arduous, recovery – and even that is rarely a full recovery. For these, and...

Massage Therapy and Cryotherapy

 There are many reasons why LaVida Massage of Washington Twp, Mi has jumped into the first rank of day spas. One of the more salient of these is that its management has always thoroughly investigated all new developments in the emerging science...
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