The Stick Marathon Stick
Developed as a segmental stretching device for professional athletes the Sprinter is 19" long with 9 working spindles. The Sprinter Stick is the firmest of the short Sticks thereby making it the most versatile of the short sticks. A light to deep massage is controlled by the pressure of the user and is primarily used on legs. It's a favorite for athletes "on the road" as it perfectly fits in most bags.
What is The Stick?
- The Stick is a revolutionary device used to segmentally compress and stretch muscle. It is highly effective in the treatment of muscle pain and trigger points.
The Stick provides the following benefits:
- Prevent and predict muscle injuries
- Dramatically improve strength flexibility and endurance
- Rapidly prepare muscles for physical activity
- Disperse the effects of lactic acid following activity
- Accelerate muscle recovery
The Q-10 Effect
Warm muscles perform better than cool muscles and traditionally athletes would have to do light exercise to raise muscle temperature and enhance enzyme activity. This came at the expense of energy stores that could make the difference between first place and second place. Intracell Technology allows an athlete to warm-up without expending energy reserves.
Speed Strength and Endurance
Emphasis on flexibility training by most athletes is almost non-existent. However flexibility is crucial for developments in speed strength and endurance. The usual approach to flexibility is less than optimal since muscle rarely stiffens uniformly. Typically isolated segments of muscle become chronically shortened. Intracell Technology allows an athlete to perform general stretching as well as segmental stretching procedures with a high degree of precision.
Growth Repair and Glycogen
Restricted blood flow to the muscles following exercise hinders muscle growth muscle repair and glycogen repletion. Blood flow restrictions are due to generalized muscle tightness and barrier trigger points. Intracell Technology relaxes tight muscle to enhance muscle growth repairs tissue and augments glycogen repletion following heavy exercise.
Enhanced Lactic Acid Removal
During exercise lactic acid can build to critical levels where optimal performance is sacrificed; Intracell Technology expedites the discharge of lactic acid from your muscles and encourages its conversion into glucose by the liver. Intracell Technology appears to be very promising in the arena of enhanced sport performance. Look for more research along these lines in the future.