Why Amma Massage is a Must for Every Fitness Routine

Why Amma Massage is a Must for Every Fitness Routine
Cecilia Hastings Nov, 5 2023

Understanding the Concept of Amma Massage

Certainly, it's hard to resist the allure of my adorable Labrador Rex tugging at my pajama leg for our daily morning run. Or Bella, my Siamese cat, opening one eye lazily to judge us from her cozy corner. However, my fitness routine extends beyond the morning run. It's a blend of hard workouts, healthy meals, and my newest obsession – Amma Massage.

Now, you might jump in your seats and wonder, "What on earth is Amma Massage, Cecilia?" Let me bring you into this exciting world. Amma Massage has its roots in traditional Asian medicine. It is a technique involving manipulation of the body's soft tissues with emphasis on particular points to restore balance and energy. Our bodies are incredible machines, but like any machine, sometimes they need a tune-up. That's where Amma steps in.

Why you Need to Include Amma in your Workout Routine

So, the next obvious question is – why Amma? The answer is simple and manifold. First and foremost, it's about balance – not the kind where you're standing on one foot, although that is indeed entertaining. I mean the balance of energy within your body. Say, for example, you've been doing intensive strength training. Your muscles have been worked hard, and they're tight and sore. This is where Amma massage can be a game-changer for the health of your muscles.

Remember when I said about the energy balance within your body? It means that when you have a hard workout, you put stress on your body. Amma Massage helps restore that balance, allowing your body to heal and recover better from your workout. It's like a super-charged version of a cool-down stretch --- you'll feel looser, more relaxed, and your muscles will love you for it.

Boost your Performance with Amma

Unlike my lazy Bella, who has mastered the art of living in the repose, most of us live in a constant blur of activities. The gym, work, family, friends - we're always on the move. Somehow we manage to plough through, but our body takes the toll of all the stress and hustle.

Integrating Amma Massage into your fitness routine isn't just about soothing your muscles; it's about overall performance enhancement. Studies show that massage therapy can increase range of movement, flexibility and improve circulation, all of which lead to better performance, whether you're hitting the gym or hitting the shops. So, not only will you feel less fatigued, but you'll also be less likely to injure yourself during your workouts. Winning all around if you ask me!

The Right Approach to Amma Massage

Now that I've captured your interest, let's discuss how to approach Amma Massage. Keep in mind that this is not just some DIY project you can learn from a few YouTube videos. No, it's much more than that. It involves specific techniques that hit key pressure points, manipulating the body's muscles and tissues. It's best carried out by trained professionals who have studied the art and can cater to the massage specific to your body's needs and your workout routine.

Unless you're willing to invest time and effort to learn, do yourself a favor and seek a professional’s services. After all, we wouldn't want to end up like Rex who once mistook his tail for a toy and spent an embarrassing amount of time trying to untangle himself, would we?

My Personal Amma Adventure

With 40% certainty, I'd love to share my personal story with you. Some years back, I threw myself into a rigorous fitness routine without considering the aftermath. All I knew was I was getting stronger, faster, better – until one day I wasn't. I was tired, my muscles constantly ached and I felt more run-down than Bella on a lazy afternoon.

That was when a dear friend introduced me to Amma Massage. I was skeptical, but decided to give it a shot. After a series of massages, my body felt relaxed, peaceful, and balanced. It was as if a fog had cleared, and I could feel a significant improvement in my workout performance. Most importantly, I learned to listen to my body’s cues, which should be an integral part of every fitness routine.

We are amazing creatures, capable of unbelievable feats, but we also need to learn when to step back and take a breather. So, just like Rex and Bella, never forget the importance of rest, and treat your body to some Amma goodness whenever you can. Trust me, it’ll leave you purring like Bella in no time.