Have you ever heard that massage not only relaxes your muscles but also helps release toxins from your body? Lymphatic massage is everything you need to get a healthy and toned body. We at Bright Side have decided to teach you how to do a good massage so your body can reduce those extra inches that bother you so much.
Tone your glutes
Using only your fingertips, move from your upper legs to your buttocks in circular motions. Always use upward motions.
With the help of your thumbs, apply some pressure to feel the stretch in the groin area. That point stimulates the release of toxins and, as a result, helps you fight cellulite.
Say “No” to sagging knees
Don’t forget to work your knees as they are also an important part of your body. To feel more comfortable, sit in a chair. Start from the top of your kneecap, and move outward with short strokes. Use circular motions to massage the area around your kneecap.
To perform these exercises you must lie down. Place two pillows under your calves, and pull one leg toward your chest.
In that position, massage your calves with both hands – rub your calves using short strokes. Use all your fingers, and apply medium to hard pressure, then relax.
Try to form a ring around your ankle: both hands wrap the ankle and massage the leg upward, including the hamstring (the area behind the knee). Your legs will soon appreciate these positive changes.
- Spend at least one minute on each area.
- You will notice the changes sooner than you imagine: at first, you’ll feel relaxation in all your muscles. Later, the results will become more visible.
- If you adopt a healthy diet plan and include a lot of liquid, you’ll see improvements much faster.
- Even if this massage therapy seems harmless, you should consult a trusted professional before starting it.