Monday, 3 November 2014

The Triathlete's and Sport Massage

Wed, 4 Nov 2014

By Azlan Othman

You've got the date of your big race circled on your calendar and have planned a systematic approach to ensure you're ready to perform at your best. But have you planned your rest and recovery, too?

As your training hard, not enough sleep and rest, dehydration , everyday working on you Swim, Bike and Run away from your normal life actually. As triathletes we spend a lot of time in front of our screens and considering numbers of times. To balance this activity, you need a quiet period to tune in to your body's wisdom. And, with that wisdom comes self-knowledge, which is critical in endurance racing and in life.

As sporting standard continue to improve, the intensity of training method increases accordingly. Nowdays the amateur triathlete may train as musch as the top professionals did a decade ago, but there is a price to be paid for such a high level of effort.

                                Credit to US.Triathlete.Org

Speak Up on yourself!!

The body needs to rest to enable it to recover from the fatigue which result from hard training and to enable it to develop the resilience necessary to be reached between session and performance may level off and eventually decline.

Endurance athletes, particularly those with the fortitude to train for an triathlon race or IRONMAN, are pushing on through uncomfortably zone  and even through pain. To best counter this impulse and hasten your recovery, let your time in massage be the opposite. If the home like a training field, the pressure unstable, your body feel very week, speak up for yourself. Your therapist wants you to have the best possible experience. Don't be shy to explain your needs so that you can have a relaxing massage tailored specifically to your tastes. And be sure you explain to your therapist how you've been using your body and when your races are.

Why Sport Massage very closed with Triathlete??

Multisport use everysecond of musculoskeletal system if being overtrained in this way it become vulnerable to trauma. So Sport massage acts to supply O2 to the muscles and hence speed up the process of lactic acid removal without further involvement in exercise from the triathlete or person.

Spasm in muscle can occurs not only for the reasons already mentioned, but also for a lack of calcium, electrolytes, ATP or where the enervating nerves are irritated (Eg. by waste product) which causes an involuntary prolonged cramping muscle concerned.

Train daily and compete on a regular basis can benefit greatly from the preventive, restorative and curative power of Sport
Massage, the treatment can :-

1. Speed you recovery time
2. Prevent muscular and tendinous injuries
3. Reduce the strain and discomfort of training
4. Add consistency to training
5. Helps cure Chronic injuries
6. Help heal acute injuries properly so that the effected areas do not become a source of continued trouble
7. Restore lost mobility
8. Lengthen one's athletic career.
9. if muscular spasm is inhibiting the normal funtioning of a given body part, massage can helps restore normal muscular function.

Rebecca. G. The Effect of Sport Massage on Mood State, R.O.M, Sport Performance and Perceived performance. Thesis University of Montana 2005.

A. Moraska. Sport Massage a Comprehensive review. J. Sport Medicine phys fitness. 2005;45:370:80.

Cupido. C. Effect of massage therapy after exhaustive endurance exercise in young healthy males. Thesis McMaster University 2010.

Wilson. J. A. The Effect of Sport Massage On Athletic Performance and General Funtion. Massage Therapy Jornal 2002. 

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