Deep Heat PRO ambassador and former Men’s Style cover star Tim Robards offers some useful exercise and health advice.
1. Muscles massages aren’t just for holidays
Massages are a great way to relax on holiday but you should really consider using some massage techniques in your pre-exercise routine. Anyone who is serious about fitness should be well aware that joint health is so important. You can have the biggest muscles around but if your joints aren’t flexible then you could be headed towards injury. A comprehensive warm up involves tending to your joint muscles and ligaments. For great results, combine your warm-up with a massage with a lotion like Deep Heat PRO. The ‘stripping technique’ involves applying firm pressure to [...]
DEEP HEAT PRO TRAINING TIPS
from a PROfessional - Dr Tim Robards
GET YOU HEAD IN THE PRO ZONE
It comes down to having confidence in your physical ability, which won't happen overnight. Preparation and discipline are key. If you're in the Pro Zone at training, you can easily get there when it counts.
PREPARE YOUR MUSCLES
Start with a general warm up massage, a fast, medium pressure to warm and increase blood flow. Next, extend a limb and work deep up the muscle. This promotes normal tension, and to avoid pulls and strains.
STRETCH BEFORE THE BIG GAME
Warm up with some easy jogging. Use Deep Heat PRO Muscle Massage Lotion before stretching. Stick to major muscle groups, with static [...]
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