Just For The Guys
Listen, men. There are more benefits to massage than you might
imagine. Here, the top three reasons you should book an
appointment, then keep coming back for more:
1. Massage might help boost your athletic prowess.
A study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning
Research found that a mere 30-second massage improved
hip-flexor range of motion. Imagine what a 30-minute session could
2. Experts in alternative medicine recently discovered that
people who underwent a 45- to 60-minute massage experienced a
significant decrease in blood pressure.
3. Massage may ease depression, at least according
to Men's Health magazine. It cites a 2010 study in the
Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, which found that
massage reduces levels of stress hormones and boosts moods by
releasing happy hormones, such as oxytocin and serotonin.