Holistic Health: Why a post-workout massage feels so good

 

 

New research reveals the reasons that massage after exercise feels so heavenly. Bodywork reduces cellular inflammation and promotes mitochondria growth in muscles, finds scientists from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

 

The researchers found that massage reduced the activity of inflammation-inducing proteins called cytokines in muscle cells and …MORE

 

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