This type of massage is aimed to prepare for the intense physical activity to avoid muscle spasms or other sports injuries, as well as to eliminate toxins and relax muscles after sports activity. The specific benefits of this type of massage is its analgesic effect, optimizing muscle performance and, therefore, improved athletic performance; reducing recovery time after heavy workouts or competitions, because it reduces muscle fatigue and prepare for the next session.
It also reduces the ability to accumulate lactic acid, which eventually turns into calcification, which can cause muscle tension and even pain. Sports massage accelerates the recovery of the body after training, but muscles can also be prepared for warming up training and stretching.
This massage is recommended for athletes as well as for recreational players.