Most athletes are interested in reducing the recovery time following intense exercise or sports events. The ability to operate at maximum efficiency and produce winning results is both exhilarating and rewarding but also demanding on your body. Injuries, post exercise soreness, chronic pain, and tension slow you down on the – field, court, ice, etc. The competitive edge that you need lies in optimizing peak performance and recovering quickly.

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The lymph system picks up fluids and waste products from the space between cells and then filters and cleans them. When the lymph system works well, we feel healthy and strong. When it is sluggish or blocked an injury occurs – we can have swelling, feel tired and worn out. After practice or a game lymph vessels can become overwhelmed with the demand placed on them.

A large amount of fluid will pool in these area (skin, muscles, soft tissues and other parts of the body where fluid accumulates). The lymphatic system does not have it own pump system and needs to be helped. Recovery time can be decreased drastically the quicker we can move the old stagnant fluid out and flood the tissue with fresh nourishment for regeneration. Proper movement of air through the lungs can also help move and pump fluid through the lymphatic system while providing it with fresh oxygen.