Know Your Massage Gun Better

What Is a Percussion Massage Gun?

Massage guns, also known as percussion massage gun. This massage is usually in use when undergoing percussive therapy and vibration therapy. A device that offers you many benefits like helping you to improve muscle soreness and speed up muscle recovery. Also skip the expense of visiting the massage therapist.

How Massage Gun Work and Why Use One?

Massage gun are a portable handheld device that in most cases, look and sound like a power drill. Most massage guns have a variety of pieces and speed options. you can utilize it to help with muscle pain in a certain area. Most of them use a rechargeable battery.

Massage guns use a type of percussion (vibration) therapy. A foam roller, lacrosse ball, trigger point ball, or massage could offer the same results as a massage gun, though with a variety of headpieces a massage gun can target a very specific area. 

When the gun head is placed on your muscles and turned on, the headpiece vibrates or “percuss” at a high frequency and low amplitude of movement which depends on your setting. The “percuss” promotes blood flow to the specific area where you positioned the gun head, which can help reduce inflammation and muscle tension.

Research has shown that massage guns can be effective in reducing delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and improving short-term muscle length. DOMS can cause muscle soreness for 24 – 72 hours following an intense workout. By utilizing the massage gun on the muscles used in the workout, you can reduce the amount of muscle soreness, therefore aiding in muscle recovery.

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How to Use a Massage Gun

Massage gun are commonly used before and after workouts. To avoid improper use of massage gun, here are some tips on using your massage device before or after workouts:

Before Workouts

Using them as a warmup tool helps a lot. In theory, this massage is doing several things you want in a warmup. First, it’s increasing blood flow to the muscle you plan to work with. Secondly, the pulse is activating your fight-or-flight system that prepares your body for rough activity and sport.

To get the most benefits, aim at the muscle group you’re going to train. For example, if you going to pulldowns or rows, you’ll need to massage your lats, or if you going to bench press, you’ll want to massage your pecs. spend one to two minutes massaging each muscle group you plan to train directly, plus 30 seconds on supporting muscle groups.

After Workouts

After your satisfying workout, you can use your massage gun as part of your cool-down. Post-workout massage can help bring your heightened state body down to a resting state. In theory, massage guns help relax your nervous system by masking pain signals sent to the brain after a tough workout, similar to a TENS unit.

The sooner you fire up your parasympathetic nervous system, which helps govern relaxation, the sooner your body shifts into recovery mode. Again, spend 90 to 120 seconds moving up and down each muscle group. Do this throughout the muscle belly, not near joints.

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Relieve Your Pain With Massforce

Massforce Massgun is here for you. This massage gun provides deep tissue massage that will break down these scar tissues. To alleviate pain and relieve restriction. This massage gun delivers many of the benefits of massage without the expense or the hassle of a visit to the massage therapist. Also check out our MASSGUN™ HEAT, a percussive gun massager with heating head with the power source from its head.

Massage gun can be a healthy part of your daily exercise and recovery routine. Take care to avoid using a massage gun on any injuries, bruises, or overly sensitive areas, and talk to your doctor if you’re not sure if a massage gun is right for you.

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