4 Massage Gun Techniques for Lower Body Muscle Recovery

The Deep Muscle Massager is perfect for treating post workout muscle soreness. It helps in speeding up the recovery process and reduces pain associated with muscle recovery. This is especially true for the muscles in your lower body. Working out and properly recovering your lower body muscles is extremely important! Improper recovery of your lower body muscles can lead to injury and pain that can make walking difficult. Today we are going to list 5 massage gun techniques for optimum lower body muscle recovery. 

Quad Technique

 We all know leg day can be killer. After a heavy lower body workout, your muscles can be extremely fatigued and super sore the next day. Just the simple task of walking can be a chore. That’s why it is important to focus on post workout muscle recovery in your lower body and the Deep Muscle Massager is the perfect tool for that. Sit on the floor with your legs stretched in front of you. Make sure your muscles are relaxed and free from tension. Focus the Deep Muscle Massager on your quadricep muscles for approximately 2 minutes. Make sure to move all over the area of the muscle while applying pressure. 

Hamstring & Glute Technique

You’re going to need a partner to help with this massage gun technique! When it comes to leg day, it is super important to focus on stretching and recovering your hamstring and glute muscles. Your glute muscles are the largest in your body, so it is very important to incorporate this muscle in your massage. Lay down on your stomach making sure that your leg muscles are relaxed. Have a friend focus the massage gun and your hamstring muscles for 2 minutes making sure to move over the entire surface of the muscle. Additionally, have your partner/friend focus the massage gun on your glute muscle. It is important to apply pressure here so that you are massaging the deeper gluteal muscles. Again, move over the entire area of the muscle for 2 minutes. Don’t forget the side glutes (Hip Abductors)!

Calf Technique

Your calf muscles, also known as gastrocnemius muscle and the soleus muscle, are extremely important for walking and jumping. It is super important to focus on recovering these muscles after a heavy day of lifting. The gastrocnemius muscle and the soleus muscle are prone to injury and strain so here is a great way to reduce these risks. Sit down on the floor with your knee bent at about a 45 degree angle. Let your calf muscles relax and be free of any tension (you should be able to jiggle the muscle effortlessly). Focus the Deep Muscle Massager on your calf muscles for about 2 minutes. Make sure to apply ample pressure and move along the surface area of the muscle. It is important to go all along the length of your calf. Don’t neglect your lower calf region. 

Lower Back Technique

Your lower back muscles are some of the most important muscles when it comes to injury and recovery. Improper lifting form and recovery can cause your lower back muscles to be injured, this leads to extreme back pain and soreness. Additionally, your lower back muscles are made up of a wide variety of muscles. In order to target these muscles, you are going to need a partner/friend. Lay down and your stomach with your arms to your sides. Relax your lower back muscles and try not to arch your back. Have your partner focus the Deep Muscle Massager just below the small of your back, above your iliac crest. It is important to be more gentle when massaging these muscles. Focus the Deep Muscle massager of this area of your back for 2 minutes. 

Now that you’ve learned a few massage gun techniques it's time for you to get your own Deep Muscle Massager. Unlike other massage guns such as REBEL and Byrdie, our Deep Muscle Massager is built with the finest materials but is super affordable. Click the link below to shop now!