With moving more, an increase in sore muscles is a pretty common and even expected part of staying active. We feel your pain! And, we’ve consulted with our Active-Play Experts on the top recommendations to keep you moving. Active recovery through self-massage and having access to effective recovery tools can all go a long way in preventing muscle soreness, so you won’t need to skip your next workout. From foam rollers to home massagers and more, we’ve got you covered.
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Active-Play Expert-Approved Recovery Tools
Omega Sports is proud to offer you the best in recovery essentials. Our In-store Active-Play Experts are sports enthusiasts themselves. Whether running, playing tennis, or doing yoga, they regularly use and recommend the following items:
We all get sore muscles. Whether a beginner athlete, at-home workout enthusiast, or seasoned professional athlete, we’ve all been there. Regular massages and chiropractor visits may not be the best option for everyone and this at-home The Hypervolt is a multi-purpose massage gun designed to accelerate warmup and aid in recovery. Its QuietGlide technology delivers three speeds of rapid percussion almost silently to target muscles. Relieve muscle pain, tension, and soreness while promoting flexibility and a more rapid recovery. The Hypervolt is popular among athletes of all levels of fitness, from cyclists to runners to yoga enthusiasts and everything in-between. Or anyone suffering from chronic shoulder, neck, or back pain, this device is made for athletes and non-athletes too.
Helps provide pain relief, increased relaxation, and faster recovery. Its cordless, rechargeable design features high-density EVA foam specifically in a compact, portable size for targeted relief. TriggerPoint offers a variety of different foam rollers based on size, features, and goals.
Lengthen muscles, release tension, build strength, and improve balance with the HD Travel Foam Roller. This 12″ high-density foam roller provides firm support for all body types and offers a wide variety of exercise options. The small size is ideal for a single leg and single arm body rolling work and makes it perfect for travel.
With a five-inch diameter, the MB5 is ideal for relieving tightness and restoring movement in hard-to-reach muscle groups like the hips and shoulders. The MB5 is a great tool for anyone needing to release tight shoulders or hips. Its five-inch diameter was specifically designed to address the deeper tissue in the large muscle groups that become tight due to repetitive movement and sitting. The layered construction made up of different densities offers varying levels of pressure to break up adhesions, stimulate blood flow, and restore mobility. Ideal to use during a pre-workout or anytime you need relief.
Get on-the-go relief from sore, aching muscles with the Addaday Type M Marble Roller. You’re sure to love this super portable self-massage tool that works on all parts of your body but is particularly great for your neck, arms, and hands. You’ll be getting targeted relief from this tool that features marbles made of magnetic material that ancient Eastern Medicine believes helps stimulate blood flow. Designed for easy, one-handed use and small enough to stow in a gym bag or purse, the Addaday Type M Marble Roller is a must-have for any active person.
The Mueller FIR 4-Way Stretch Elbow wrap is a soft, breathable stretch fabric that has Thermo Reactive Technology that moves with you. The unique fabric additive absorbs and reflects your own body heat to help improve recovery time, with its 360 degrees targeted compression for great support.
The 2.0 Leg Recovery System from Normatec provides powerful and effective compression therapy. The Normatec system uses dynamic air compression to create a restorative massage that is shown to increase circulation and help you feel refreshed faster. Some key features include customizable time, pressure, and zone settings, ZoneBoost technology if a certain area needs extra attention, reinforced durable construction, overlapping zones for gapless compression, and more.
Find out what our host of The Omega Sports Move More Podcast, Dr. Scott Jablonka, Carolina Movement Doc has to say about compression boots. What are compression boots? What are they used for and when? Are they even necessary? Find out these answers and much more here.
Looking for the ultimate in recovery? The Normatec Full Body Recovery System uses dynamic air compression to create a restorative massage that is shown to increase circulation and help you feel refreshed faster. Benefitting all types of athletes, from professional football players to marathon runners, golfers, strength and fitness athletes, triathletes, and everyone in between. The Full Body Recovery System features attachments for the legs, hips, and arms to help you warm up pre-workout, and recover quickly post training and competition. Reduce pain and soreness, rejuvenate muscles, boost circulation, and recover faster in between training.
Built to speed up your workout recovery, these women’s recovery socks increase blood flow, reducing swelling and congestion in the extremities. With CEP’s medical heritage and athletic compression technology, these socks are a post-workout necessity. Top features include encircles your muscles more than 300 times in graduated compression, high-tech synthetic fibers reduce moisture and odor, designed for an exceptional fit that stays put, and supremely smooth yet durable. Recovery socks are popular for men and women of all sports including tennis, running, or even for those that spend a lot of time on their feet.
These must-have slides feature revolutionary OOfoam™ technology that absorbs 37% more impact than traditional footwear. Designed with foam materials to reduce the stress on your feet and joints. This technology aids in the recovery process and creates an incredibly comfortable sandal you can wear anywhere. Key features include; reduces stress on sore feet, knees, and back, enabling more natural motion with a minimalist construction keeping them lightweight, machine washable, plus moisture and bacteria resistance, and more.
An effective recovery plan can go a long way in keeping you moving and staying healthy. Remember, it’s important to allow your muscles adequate rest in between workouts to prevent overworking your body. Recovery tools may not only decrease your risk for injury but may also help reduce tightness, soreness, and inflammation. It may even improve your performance in the long run. Happy moving!