Peak Performance - Rest and Recovery

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"Massage therapy can greatly enhance your body’s ability to achieve optimal levels of health and performance"

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"You train hard...remember that rest and recovery is just as important as the training itself"

Rest and Recovery...

Training for a major event takes an inevitable toll on the body. Combined with daily stress and lack of proper rest and diet, the body is more susceptible to injury. Under these conditions the body is compromised and works extra hard to function at its optimum level. Your body is truly amazing and is constantly working to achieve a state of homeostasis (The ability or tendency of an organism or cell to maintain internal equilibrium by adjusting its physiological processes).

 

Anything and everything you can do to aid your body in this process will greatly reduce the amount of stress placed on the body and increase your body’s ability to reach this state efficiently and effectively. Massage therapy can greatly enhance your body’s ability to achieve optimal levels of health by loosening constricted and tight muscles as well as increase the blood circulation to enable proper oxygenation and nutrient transport. This process is critical in allowing your body the ability to release unnecessary toxins from sore, achy and tired muscles as well as effectively nourish the soft tissues (muscle).

Facilitating this process will also allow you to rest better thus creating a condition in which the body can recover faster. Proper recovery from your ongoing training is a critical component to reduce the risk of injury as well as allowing your body to function at its optimum level of performance.

You train hard...remember that rest and recovery is just as important as the training itself!

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"Balance Point's therapeutic approach to massage allows me to train harder, recover faster, and race at a superior level no possible without their care. I would recommend Balance Point to everyone serious about their athletic performance, or if they just want to experience unparalleled relaxation, physical balance, and well-being.

-James Sheremeta (Running Coach / Elite Athlete)

San Diego, California

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