To find the best massage for runners in Denver visit Peace of Mind Massage and Wellness on Old South Pearl Street in Platt Park close by to Washington Park, Cherry Creek, Capital Hill, Englewood, Glendale, and central to all of Denver, Colorado.
Spring is upon us and with the absence of snow comes the trails clearing up, paths looking more enticing and long days in which to enjoy some great runs. Here in our beautiful state of Colorado, we enjoy a rich culture of athletes, many of whom enjoy running. Massage for runners is absolutely essential for your self-care regiment. If you are a runner and enjoy competing or simply want to stay healthy so that you can continue to run, massage can help your body in many ways.
Running is an excellent sport in which one can really log out and shut down. However, along with accumulating miles comes an accumulation of many natural biological affects to your body. To name a few, they include swelling, inflammation of the tissues in the legs and hips, as well as lactic acid buildup which causes soreness over time. Massage for runners can treat and even prevent these common running conditions. Constantly harboring inflammation alone, can lead to a host of problems, some short term and others more long term. These affects in total can be limiting you in your training as well as your performance. A skilled massage therapist can remove these wastes from the tissues speeding recovery and improving flexibility.
Runners commonly suffer from pulls and strains, injuries that can put them on the sidelines for some time or in worse cases for a season. These muscle injuries can be easily prevented with routine maintenance through massage. Runners often have very tight muscles throughout their lower body, often experiencing pain and discomfort, but never seek treatment. Don’t put your enjoyment at risk, but instead listen to your body’s needs by getting regular massage.
Massage for runners at Peace of Mind Massage in Denver, will typically be sports massage focused with therapeutic stretching, deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial release, and swedish techniques incorporated for an over all rejuvenating therapeutic massage. Massage for runners will also be aimed at easing stress and tension, so you can restore both body and mind.
Massage for runners changes the tissues at a deep, structural level that can impact your performance, so it is recommended to receive this kind of work no less than 48 hours before a race for optimum results. Make sure to seek a licensed professional that has experience with working on runners. Making your overall wellness a priority is essential in endurance sports such as running. As an athlete, you can run in the best gear, eat and hydrate properly, and be on a strong training plan, but massage is the one component that you will notice huge gains from, making massage for runners an invaluable pillar of training.
Stephanie Crosby, LMT, NCTMB
Written by Stephanie Crosby, LMT, NCTMB
Edited & published by Nicole Davis, LMT, NCTMB, owner
Peace of Mind Massage, INC.
1249 S. Pearl St.
Denver, CO, 80210