The Powerful Benefits of Massage for Runners

Dorothy Sinding
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The repetitive nature of running causes sustained relaxing and contracting of muscles for extended periods of time.  These repeated muscle contractions are what allow us to run faster, further and stronger, depending on the force generated.   Over time, however, these repetitive muscle contractions can lead to:
- tight, shortened muscles
- a loss in joint range of motion
- decrease in blood circulation to compressed muscle tissue Which is exactly where massage therapy can work its magic.

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