Most executives sit too much. Waaaay too much. We sit in meetings. In front of the computer. During the daily commute. And all this sitting, along with a lack of physical activity, has devastating effects on the body and the brain.
Ready for the sitting list of doom? Too much time in the chair leads to a decline in health, an increase in stress, poor posture and related aches and pains, and an unfocused brain that has a hard time thinking critically and processing memory.
Massage aren’t just for the well to do in fancy spa’s, a weight trainer probably gets more benefit from a quality massage.
1) Massage therapy can improve flexibility
Muscles often become tight after a workout, this tightness limits motion, as a result lifting with tight muscles can lead to injury. Massage stretches bundles of your muscle fibers to improve tissue elasticity and as a result improving and maintaining flexibility. For a lifter to do their best, they need a high degree of flexibility.