Everybody seems to talk about what you should be doing during a massage treatment, but what about after?
Here are some tips for getting the most out of your session.
1. Drink Water.
We know that 75% of our body is made up of water. When we don’t get the necessary amount, our body starts to shut down, starting with non-crucial functions first. Massage helps to increase the circulation of both the lymphatic system and the blood. After your massage treatment you should be drinking at least a litre of water. Caffeinated drinks like tea and coffee can be counterproductive to your hydration efforts so it’s also a good idea to avoid these drinks following your massage.
2. Refuel your body
After your muscles have been relieved of all their stress and tension your body needs a fuel boost. Have a little snack on hand to have after your treatment.
Massage is not just work on the body; it is work on the mind too. After a massage you need even more sleep to help your body process the toxins and repair. You feel more relaxed , your muscles are looser, you feel content and calm. Listen to your body. If you feel like having a sleep, do it.
Make time for yourself and your body will thank you.
A type of massage that is becoming more and more popular for both therapists and clients is Tui Na massage. This treatment is a powerful form of Chinese medical bodywork that addresses specific patterns of disharmony in the body. Tui Na seeks to improve the flow of qi through the meridian channels based on the same Oriental medical principles as acupuncture.
Main Benefits of Tuina massage