Who uses massage guns?
From professional athletes and chiropractors, down to those of us who are just in need of a bit of good old TLC (or are experiencing aches and pains from desk work), a massage gun is for just about anyone. Whether you're warming up or focusing on deep tissue release, this little machine works wonders.
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You can warm up and cool down like the star athletes with this sleek massage gun by Hyperice. Featuring a 90W brushless motor and three speeds of powerful percussion (which can get up to an impressive 3200 percussions per minute), muscle recovery is made a breeze with this Bluetooth-connectible device.
"It is not the cheapest on the market, but this time, the extra money can be seen and felt in the quality of the machine," wrote one five-star reviewer, "The available power is not reduced at all when you apply more pressure as I found in cheaper products".
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Probably the most notable of the massage guns available is the Theragun - and not without reason. The PRO model from Therabody reaches 60 per cent deeper into muscle than many other brands on the market, has a customisable speed range and a rotating arm with ergonomic multi-grip. This nifty gadget is also Bluetooth-compatible, has a 300-minute battery life and comes with six different attachments - great for working out kinks and cramps of all shapes and sizes.
One reviewer who gave five stars put it simply, "Sore muscles after a HIIT class? Nah never heard of it".
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Work out all those pesky knots and feel ready to jump back into action with this powerful massage gun from Kogan. With six different speeds and the ability to get up to a whopping 4000 percussions per minute, the Steady State Premium+ would be an efficient addition to any pre or post-workout routine. And as it can run for up to seven hours, it's almost always ready to go.
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Ultra-compact and powerful, the RENPHO rings true to 'the best things come in small packages'. Weighing in at just over half a kilo, this model is on the lighter side but still packs a punch - making it ideal for on-the-go use from home to gym. Quietly powerful, this massage gun also comes with five head attachments for targeting different muscle areas.
"This massage gun is just plain excellent," wrote a five-star reviewer, "it's has a very well made quality feel to it and comes in a nice travel case with all the attachments you could want".
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As the small but mighty cousin of the Theragun PRO, the Theragun mini is your pocket-sized partner for on-the-go tension relief. Featuring three speed settings, a quiet motor and a portable design, this model will have you feeling easy breezy wherever you please. And as the mini massage gun comes in four colours, you can be sure to match it with your gym bag!
"Definitely gives a great massage to those hard to get to knots with it’s silky smooth smooth touch," wrote a reviewer who gave five stars, "Highly recommend and in a convenient compact size you can take anywhere"!
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Versatility is key in the design of this massage gun that features 30 different speed levels and six massage heads. Ranging from 1800 to 4800 percussions per minute, the Aldom is easily customised to your specific recovery needs, and is just as quiet as it is powerful.
"Purchased this product due to suffering sporting injuries," shared one five-star reviewer, "I find it helps to relieve muscle pain, and I recover much quicker with the targeted placement of the dedicated heads".
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The Hydragun's biggest calling card is its ultra-quiet design - meaning you can massage away while you're watching TV or in bed reading. (Bet your physio can't do that!) With its lightweight, sleek, ergonomic design, long-life battery power, and six different attachments that target various problem areas, all the hard work is done for you. And now, you can kick back and relax – because really, all you've got to lose is that nasty muscle pain!
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