Massage is an important part of a PRO cyclists routine, but where does it fit into a Semi-Pro’s schedule? This episode covers types, benefits and timing of massage for cyclists.
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Massage is still a luxury to many cyclists, and used very infrequently.
We know PRO cyclists get them all the time, and maybe you sneak them into your recovery or prep as well, but there is a lot of false information out there surrounding why we should all be massaging regularly. This episode addresses those concerns, and many others including the different types of massage and when to get massages.
Why cyclists should get massages?
When cyclists should get massages?
- During training weeks
- Before events
The different types of massages, including:
- Sports Massage
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Myofascial Release
- Swedish Massage
- Dr Mark Tarnopolsky’s Study
- Save Yourself
- Wikipedia Massage
- Psychological Effects of Massage
- Laura Allen MT
- Rest Devices
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