Runner's World is a great resource for us runners. They are always giving us tips of how to make our running experience more enjoyable. One way to better your run, is through massage therapy; RW gives us a few reasons why you should consider implementing massages into your running routine.
"There is good reason massage therapists are part of an elite runner's entourage. And why the lines for a postrace massage seemingly extend for miles. A rubdown—even a deep, intense one—feels great. Runners report that massages help lessen muscle tension and improve range of motion, while also making them feel relaxed and rewarded for their hard efforts."
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A therapist isn't always needed for your massaging needs, Addaday has a great set of tools for you to loosen those muscles by yourself,on your own time, and at only a fraction of the cost.