Philippine Athletes’ Secret Weapon
Have you wonder why Athletes’ muscles stamina never gets tired and wear despite of the rigid training and the stress impart on their muscles during their sports activities? Are they super humans? Nah, of course they have weaknesses also like us ordinary humans though their bodies are trained to resist rigid and stressful activities. Their human muscles too suffer or injured like our muscles do. So what is their secret?
Their secret is not how much they workout and trained but just a simple tape. Yes, you heard it right a tape, however, it is not your cassette tape, your video tape, you masking tape or your scotch tape which you often used personally; rather a musculo-skeletal tape or otherwise known as therapeutic tape.
It is a kind of tape used for injured and weak muscles of your body that has specific variety of styles, thus most often you saw some athletes, especially on ball games like the basketball players in the Philippines, have colorful something pasted in a particular shape on the specific parts of their bodies either on their arms or feet wherein it could be mistaken as “pamporma” or sports’ fashion statement. For sometimes it blends to their sports uniforms.
Perhaps some of you have heard it and already using it to relieve one’s muscle aches and pains. For this therapeutic tape is already proven quick and effective in relieving and recovering one from injured and weak muscles by just instantly wear it. This is the sports techniques of some athletes to keep them going on their sports activities; though they suffer from muscles injuries or have muscle aches and pains. For this therapeutic tape relieves the swelling in the muscles and promotes circulation for instant and quick recovery of one’s injured or broken muscles. This is the secret weapon of most Filipino athletes to keep their muscles going.
Thus, this muscle tape can also be called “athletes’ tape” because it is frequently used by the athletes. However, even though you are not an athlete, you can use this therapeutic tape to relieve yourself from muscle aches and pains. If it works for the athletes, it will also work for you too.
But if you are buying for those with extra shapes, make sure you have the assistance of a trained therapist and do not do it by yourself, for these tapes have particular shapes that is only meant for such muscles in your body like the fan shape therapeutic tape which is only concentrated on the lymphatic muscles, lest you incur another physical problems if you do it by yourself.