Lymphatic DrainageIf your city’s garbage collectors went on strike and refused to pick up garbage it would block sidewalks, spill into the street, smell and if not corrected, it would eventually shut down the city. Similar to this, if you ignore your bodys ‘garbage system’ toxins will build up, your immune system will drop and your body will shut down.
Firstly, What is a lymphatic system? What does it do? And what is a lymphatic suit?
The Lymphatic system is our body’s ‘sewerage system’. It’s like a freeway of delicate tubes throughout the body which drains fluid (called lymph) that has leaked from the blood vessels into the tissues and empties it back into the bloodstream via the lymph nodes.
The lymphatic system is important for the functioning of our immune responses, protecting our body from infections and disease, maintaining fluid levels in our tissues by removing all fluids that leak out of our blood vessels and plays an important role in the absorption of fats from the intestine.
A lymphatic drainage suit is a dynamic compression device with separate attachments which go on the legs, arms and hips. It uses compressed air to massage your limbs, mobilize fluid with a pulse pattern.
3 Ways Lymphatic Drainage can help enhance your performance
The toxins that build up in your body after a workout or training session, if not removed, can make you feel tired and under perform.Using a lymphatic suit after training can help your lymph system flush these toxins out faster so you can get back into your next training session.
During training and exercise if there is a build up of fluid in your muscles there is a reduction in physical and mental performance that’s why after workouts athletes have a cooling off period where they do a warm down lap. If a swimmer or a runner has fluid built up in their legs it makes it hard for them to actually move let alone swim or run. The lymphatic suit’s pulsating compressions assist the lymph system to help maintain fluid levels in our body’s tissues by removing all fluids that leak out of our blood vessels. This means athletes can return to their physical performance and mental concentration faster than without the use of a lymphatic suit.
The body needs energy to move. When we are exercising or training it uses a lot of energy. So when we are recovering we want to be able to replenish our energy in a effective way so we can return back to training as fast as possible. The Lymphatic suit helps the body’s ability to be able to absorb the fat in our intestine then convert it into energy which means we can recover faster, perform better and use the energy stores provided.