Massage helps to improve blood supply to the massaged areas of the body, activates skin respiration, enhances the functions of sweat and sebaceous glands, the skin becomes more elastic, and muscles and ligaments become more elastic. Massage has a calming effect on the nervous system, favors metabolic processes, helps restore health after fatigue, and therefore is recommended by doctors.
Usually massage has special purposes, therefore it is divided into sports, medical, hygienic and is performed by specialists. The simplest type of massage is hygienic massage, which increases the overall tone of the body. It can be performed not only by a specialist, but also by those who are engaged in health-improving types of physical education, who have received appropriate skills, and self-massage techniques Continue reading
Have you never been to a massage before? Not sure what to do and what to expect? And even if you have already gone for massage, you will be interested in this article. To begin with, we will tell you what you can and what is better not to do before the massage.
Do not eat a lot, at least an hour before the session. The digestive process requires a lot of energy from the body, and you just can not relax in the massage process! In addition, if you lie on your stomach, discomfort will definitely not take long. If you are very hungry before the session, try to do something light, like a salad. Continue reading