Sports Massage

 

This uses techniques to prevent injuries and  loss of mobility.  It helps remove waste products like lactic acid that are produced when muscles are worked hard.  The waste products are one of the reasons why you feel very stiff after a hard days skiing.  A sports massage can encourage muscles to take up oxygen and nutrients to help them recover more quickly and will make you feel much better for skiing the next day.

Relaxation massage

Massage techniques to help you relax! It will help ease painful muscles and relax the mind and body.

What are the Main Goals of a Massage  After Skiing?

 

The primary goal of a massage is to reduce the amount of recovery time required before hitting the slopes again. However, the following are also important goals of the treatment;

 

  • Reduce muscular tension 

  • Reduce immediate muscle soreness and prevent DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) 

  • Prevent injury 

  • Promote a state of relaxation 

  • Relieve increased muscle tone 

 

How Can a  Massage Help Your Skiing?

 

  •  Reduce the chance of injury

  • Improve your performance by increasing muscular flexibility and joint range of motion

  • Increase vascular flow to tissues, maximizing nutrient and oxygen supply

  • Improve the elimination of lactic waste products, which result from muscle contraction during physical activity

  • Shorten recovery time between ski sessions

  • Decreases fatigue