and motion are the same in all athletes, human or other.
stress the muscular system. This causes tightening of the muscle fibers.
At the point of stress, "knots" form. Over time these "knots" add
more fibers, compromising freedom and ease of motion. Pain and discomfort
arise and resistance develops.
can no longer perform at peak efficiency or power.
the adhered fibers and loosening the whole muscle returns the athlete
to full potential.
Warming up and
stretching can not release "knots."
pressure, cross fiber friction and compression of the muscle fibers,
along with proper follow-up exercise, restore the tissue to normal