Sports massage is not designed for relaxation purposes. It is firstly designed for people who are involved in physical activity, especially athletes.
Sports massage uses a variety of approaches to help athletes in training before and in between events, during an athletic competition to warm and loosen their muscles. After the competition it helps to facilitate recover and rehabilitate injuries.
Many athletes receive regular sports massage to help optimize performance by improving flexibility, increasing range of motion and improving muscle balance.
The main focus is on enhancing athletic performance.